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Fwd: Copyright license on some of your files on figlet

Am I correct? Is his e-mail reply enough to liberate the non-free
parts of figlet?

[ Please Cc: me on replies ]


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Carlos Laviola <carlos.laviola@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 2004 16:52:35 -0300
Subject: Re: Copyright license on some of your files on figlet
To: "edhamrick@aol.com" <edhamrick@aol.com>

I think this reply is enough. By the way, I forgot to ask if you could
put zipio.c and zipio.h, which have the same clauses, in the public
domain too.

On behalf of Debian, I appreciate your generosity in releasing your
code to the public domain.


On Mon, 11 Oct 2004 15:34:20 EDT, edhamrick@aol.com <edhamrick@aol.com> wrote:
> In a message dated 10/9/2004 0:39:28 AM EST, carlos.laviola@gmail.com writes:
> > I'm the Debian maintainer for figlet. I was wondering if you could
> >  consider changing the license on some of the code you wrote that is in
> >  figlet, which includes the following
> >  clause:
> >
> >   * (ii) any modifications to this source file must be sent, via e-mail
> >   *      to the copyright owner (currently hamrick@primenet.com) within
> >   *      30 days of such modification.
> >
> >  Since clause (i) is also murky, could you consider changing your
> >  license to an MIT/BSD one, or GPL version 2, if it suits you?
> >
> >  The files in question are crc.c, crc.h, inflate.c and inflate.h, all
> >  in figlet, which is currently available for download at
> >  www.figlet.org.
> I'm happy to release these into the public domain entirely.  Just let
> me know what I need to do to accomplish this.
> Regards,
> Ed Hamrick

Carlos Laviola

Carlos Laviola

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