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Re: Bug#344707: ITP: ispell-et -- Estonian dictionaries for ispell, aspell, myspell

ke, 2005-12-28 kello 00:02 +0100, Francesco Poli kirjoitti:
> On Tue, 27 Dec 2005 22:40:47 +0200 Martin-Éric Racine wrote:
> > Anyhow, the Institute is sorry for the confusion and also said that
> > they welcome my input on rephrasing their license into something
> > unambiguous, since it would allow for a wider distribution of their
> > work.
> I would suggest them to adopt the Expat (a.k.a. MIT) license (see
> http://www.jclark.com/xml/copying.txt) with a separate kind request to
> inform them of any derivative work.

I suggested that they adopt the LGPL (which is the license used for
OpenOffice components), with a separate request as follow:

Software Licence Agreement

Copyright (C), Institute of the Estonian Language <tarkvara@eki.fi>

This linguistic product is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as
published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of the
License, or (at your option) any later version.

This linguistic product is distributed in the hope that it will be
useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
General Public License for more details.

<link to the full text of the LGPL on the GNU website>

Notification Request:

As a courtesy, we would appreciate being notified whenever our 
linguistic products are used to create derivative works.

Institute of the Estonian Language
Roosikrantsi 6
10119 Tallinn

Phone & FAX: +372 6411443
Website: http://www.eki.fi 
E-Mail: tarkvara@eki.ee

Martin-Éric Racine

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