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Re: sharpmusique in Debian

Charles Fry <debian@frogcircus.org> wrote:

>> /usr/share/common-licenses).  In this case, the license in question is
>> the GNU General Public License, version 2.
>> I see no legal reason why this is not in Debian.  I do see a technical
>> reason: no one wants to make packages, apparently, since the RFP in
>> question is still open (345903).
> I realize that the license works, and I apologize for not mentioning
> that. I just wondered if there were any DMCA-related issues, not knowing
> what implication those have on Debian, inasmuch as the package was
> created by reverse-engineering a proprietary protocol.

The xml files in the glade subdirectory, as well as the images don't
have a license statement (at least not in their svn repository).
Shipping a copy of the GPL in the distribution does not mean that every
file is licensed under it.

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX)

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