Re: Bug#278940: ITP: socket++ -- lightweight convenience library to handle low level BSD sockets in C++
Josh Triplett wrote :
> > +++
> > Hi Herbert,
> > That was not the intention. It is a free code. You can modify,
> > copy, and distribute and use it in anyway as you see fit.
> > Other people are maintaining it and ported it to different
> > OSes. Other than that, not much has changed as far as I know.
> > I haven't looked at it recently.
> > -Sekar
> ... this clarification makes the software clearly DFSG-Free (though it
> would be preferable if this mail explicitly referred to socket++ and not
> just "it" :) ).
The new upstream (Herbert) is placing this in the LICENSE file as of the next release which will clarify for other distributions and packagers.
> > -- Side Note
> > This ITP is being cross posted to debian-legal for the purpose of verifying
> > that this is capable of being placed in main.
> Definitely. Be sure to include the clarification in the copyight file
> along with the original license.
> - Josh Triplett