DFSG-freeness of the "CID Font Code Public Licence"
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I'd like an opinion about the DFSG-freeness of the "CID Font Code Public
License", included below. A utility normally shipped with X11, mkcfm,
was recently removed because the license was regarded non-free; this
statement seems to come from Xorg upstream, see their Bug#5553 .
One can find this utility shipped in Sarge's version of the 'xutils'
package, and the full license included in its debian/copyright file,
which makes me think the license has been ruled to be DFSG-free in the
I took a quick look myself and, although I saw a couple of potentially
problematic points, I'm more interested in -legal's assessment of whether
this license surpasses or not the limits that are being applied to main
Thanks in advance.
Adeodato Simó dato at net.com.org.es
Debian Developer adeodato at debian.org
Listening to: Luke Vibert - Rank rink ring
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