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Re: Rejected Package - Licence question

"Andrew Saunders" <syntaxis@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 7/10/06, Frank Küster <frank@debian.org> wrote:
>> If you fail, well, I fear there is currently no license for
>> documentation that has been approved by -legal.
> Actually, the MIT license[1] covers documentation:
> ---
> Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining
> a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the
> "Software")

Well, in that sense most other software licenses cover documentation,
e.g. the GPL - that was the main point of my statement.  But I see no
license that was specifically designed and worded to apply to
"documentation but not programs", as many upstream authors seem to

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

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