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Re: Bug#321669: enigma: Copyright violation for menu.s3m

On Sun, Aug 28, 2005 at 02:48:27PM +0200, Erich Schubert wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm going to upload a new enigma package soon, since enigma in unstable
> is uninstallable now (depending on the old libzipios package, g++
> transition to 4.0)
> I'd like to resolve this issue with the same upload - what do you
> suggest?
> I'm cc'ing debian-legal, too. Short version of the situation for
> debian-legal:
> Enigma contains a music file - menu title song - which I'd consider
> non-free with respect to Debian DFSG rules.
> Enigma was given the permission to distribute that song in an "informal
> email".
> The author of the song is credited in the manual as
>   Andrew Sega       Menu music (Pentagonal Dreams)
> I basically see three solutions:
> - make an enigma 0.92.1 upload, removing the s3m file
>   (eventually making a non-free enigma-music package, but I'm too lazy)
> - ask the author of the song if he'd GPL-licence it
> - move enigma as-is to non-free

Erich, applying the GPL to a documentation is ok, but don't you think you are
pushing things a bit hard by applying it to a music file too ? 


Sven Luther

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