Re: Manpages licensed under GFDL without the license text included
On Mon, Jan 10, 2005 at 10:57:56PM +0100, Francesco Poli wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Jan 2005 14:25:37 +1300 Nick Phillips wrote:
> > The fact that we have conveniently
> > ignored this problem when dealing with the GPL and BSD licenses so far
> > does not make it go away.
> It is my understanding that Debian packages refer to the GPL text in
> /usr/share/common-licenses/ because the GPL license requires us to
> *accompany* the compiled form with the license text, rather than going
> beyond and requiring that the license text be *included* in the compiled
> form (that is fairly more demanding).
Right. And when the .deb gets distributed on its own?