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Re: Help with a Japanese license

> I'm packaging some games from a japanese developer, and it seems that the
> license texts are in Japanese. The original tarballs include some .txt files
> ( http://users.alioth.debian.org/~baby-guest/tmp/ ) and seem to say that the
> license under which they can be distributed is:
> http://www5.atwiki.jp/yaruhara/pages/56.html. According to upstream "Their
> licenses are permitting everything if you write my name anywhere on the
> readme.". I have the translation provided by google, but I want/need to have
> a proper translation to put into debian/copyright.
> Can anyone around there who knows Japanese give me a helping hand with all
> this stuff?

It sounds like a 'mailware' to me, but it probably needs some checking with
the author.

I assume the original is this:



  ナイスな改造が出来たら メールなどで教えて。俺にも遊ばせてください。


rough translation:

Disclaimer / Copyright / Redistribution

  Soft (as in simple, easy) stuff.

    This game is "for everyone's fun", and it's soft stuff.

    if you redistribute modified or changed version, that's
    OK. Modification is fun!  It might be better to note down the
    places of modification and the name of the person who modified it
    in a location which is obvious.

    If you could make a cool modification, please tell me via mail or
    other means. Let me enjoy your modifications too.

    If you have not done any modifications, you can freely distribute
    without problems.

dancer@{debian.org,netfort.gr.jp}   Debian Project

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