Re: RFS: tvbrowser -- TV-Browser is a java-based TV guide
Hi Andrew and Mentors,
Andrew Saunders wrote:
> On 8/6/05, Bastian Venthur <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Fine, for me that's a good start. I'd like to package tvbrowser as
>> non-free at the first run and in the meantime try to convince upstream to
>> substitute this non-free-images with free ones in the next version. If
>> they don't want to do so, than I'd do this by myself in order to push
>> tvbrowser from non-free to contrib. Would this be OK?
> Sounds good.
>> In the meantime I've found something about the copyrighted files from
>> sun. Actually these files are part of the official j2sdk! The contens of
>> win/include seems to be just a copy of my /usr/lib/j2sdk1.5-sun/include.
>> But I have no idea how to treat this information. Does this mean, that
>> these files can be treated like our gifs, or do they block a distribution
>> into debian?
> In order to distribute any part of Sun's j2sdk you have to agree that
> "(iii) you do not distribute additional software intended to replace
> any component(s) of the Software". Since Debian distributes and
> encourages free replacements such as Kaffe, GCJ and SableVM, no part
> of j2sdk can be distributed by the Project at all, even from non-free.
>> If these files are showstoppers, then I'll just remove the win-dir (we
>> obviously don't need it anyway).
> Yep, that's what you'll need to do.
I've removed the win-dir from the original-sources and the "real" sources.
The package is marked as non-free, lintian- and linda clean.
I hope after all this endeavors, someone will sponsor this problem child ;)