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Bug#284190: ITP: drdsl -- DSL Assistant for AVM DSL/ISDN-Controllers

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist

CC'ing debian-legal, please could you have a look at the license?

* Package name    : drdsl
  Version         : 1.0.3
  Upstream Author : AVM
* URL             : http://www.avm.de/
* License         : non-free, see below

Description: DSL Assistant for AVM DSL/ISDN-Controllers
 The drdsl utility is used to determine the DSL configuration
 parameters for AVM DSL/ISDN-Controllers.
 The package contains the binary of the drdsl utility
 as distributed from ftp.avm.de.

It was downloaded from ftp://ftp.avm.de/cardware/fritzcrd.dsl/linux/
and extract from a recent driver package.


Upstream Author: AVM (http://www.avm.de/)


The available AVM driver package consists of two portions, namely an Open
Source Software portion and a Proprietary Source Software portion. The
Proprietary Source Software portion is delivered in object code format only
and includes i.e. the lib.o files which, again, include libraries as well
as specific portions of the driver. The Open Source Software portion is
licensed under the terms and conditions of the GNU Lesser GPL (LGPL).
Please be aware of the requirements of the LGPL. You may easily download
the terms of the LGPL as follows:

On Debian GNU/Linux systems, the complete text of the GNU Lesser General
Public License can be found in `/usr/share/common-licenses/LGPL'.

In general, you may distribute both portions of the available AVM driver
package, i.e. on a distribution CD delivered in conjunction with your
products. In addition to the terms of the LGPL and under all AVM
intellectual property and proprietary rights, AVM grants you the worldwide,
non-exclusive and royalty-free rights
 (1)   to use and copy                                                     
 (2)   to make (and have made), use, import, sell, offer for sale or       
       otherwise distribute any of your (legal) products or services       
       containing (portions of) the AVM driver package, and                
 (3)   to sublicense rights to the extend a license is necessary for using 
       your products or services.                                          
The Proprietary Source Software, which is delivered in object code format
only, such as the ".o files", shall in no event be disassembled, reverse
engineered, decompiled or otherwise "be opened" and the results realised
insofar shall not be copied or distributed without the prior written
approval of AVM except to the extent as may be expressly authorized under
mandatory law.

It is understood that you will be responsible/liable for the software which
you offer/distribute/make available in conjunction with or which you
combine with (portions of) the AVM driver package. For instance, we refer
to the implications mentioned in the LGPL in case of a breach (your rights
granted under LGPL would terminate automatically, see Art. 4 LGPL).  You
should state clearly that you offer any necessary support on your own.

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