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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:

> 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

> Debian-Legal: I also need your advice for Debian stable.
> AFAICT it's non-obvious that the music is not GPL-licenced.
> (Well, the file's internal copyright says "all rights reserved")
> Neither that you can't just take it out and distribute it by itself!

Given that this is content that's already in a stable release, wouldn't
it be a good idea to ask the author about relicensing first, and
possibly save the effort of repacking multiple tarballs?

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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