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Re: Osmium packages

On Sa, Jul 04, 2015 at 04:35:01 +0200, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
> On 07/04/2015 04:01 PM, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
> > On 07/04/2015 03:22 PM, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
> >>> One change important for packaging: osmium-tool now includes the RapidJSON
> >>> library. License info in LICENSE-rapidjson.txt must probably be added to
> >>> Debian package. RapidJSON is a header-only library.
> >>
> >> The RapidJSON license contains the problematic json-no-evil license [1]
> >> that we cannot include in Debian.
> >>
> >> Can you change the JSON support to use a JSON implementation that does
> >> not have the problematic license (libjsoncpp for example)?
> >>
> >> [1] https://wiki.debian.org/qa.debian.org/jsonevil
> > 
> > The problematic JSON_checker utility and  included in the upstream
> > RapidJSON project is not included in the osmium-tool copy, so the JSON
> > no-evil problem doesn't seem to actually affect osmium.
> Despite the RapidJSON includes not being affected by the json-evil
> license issue, lintian is still triggered on LICENSE-rapidjson.txt.
>  E: osmium-tool source: license-problem-json-evil LICENSE-rapidjson.txt
> Removing the JSON license from the LICENSE-rapidjson.txt file seems
> reasonable to resolve this. This is done in the attached patch.

Lets wait a day or two on this to get the RapidJSON people a chance to say
something. If there is no answer from them, I'll apply your patch. But I
don't want to go back and forth several times, if they have a different
take on this.

Jochen Topf  jochen@remote.org  http://www.jochentopf.com/  +49-351-31778688

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