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Re: Licensing of old Debconf::Gettext module in dpkg

Guillem Jover wrote:
> Hi Joey and Nicolas!
> Long time ago the Debconf::Gettext [O] module got imported into the dpkg
> code base [I] with some modifications from Nicolas. The current module
> in the dpkg code base is [C], which has seen substantial modifications
> by me since its import.
> This is the only BSD-2-clause file in the whole code base, so it would
> be nice if it could get relicensed into GPL-2+ like almost all other
> code in dpkg, to simplify the licensing. Would both of you be fine
> with such relicense?
> Thanks,
> Guillem
> [O] <https://salsa.debian.org/pkg-debconf/debconf/-/blob/master/Debconf/Gettext.pm>
> [I] <https://git.dpkg.org/cgit/dpkg/dpkg.git/diff/scripts/dpkg-gettext.pl?id=322d4f825722adf3deb85dbf7170ebb29862d5aa>
> [C] <https://git.dpkg.org/cgit/dpkg/dpkg.git/tree/scripts/Dpkg/Gettext.pm>

I'm not sure if there is enough of my code left here, or enough
expressiveness, for me to hold a legitimate copyright on it. But I
am fine with relicensing it GPL-2+.

see shy jo

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