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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 2004 16:52:35 -0300
Subject: Re: Copyright license on some of your files on figlet
To: "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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
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, email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> In a message dated 10/9/2004 0:39:28 AM EST, email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org) 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.
> Ed Hamrick