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Re: About vigra license



On Saturday 16 September 2006 20:03, Florent Bayle wrote:
> Le samedi 16 septembre 2006 19:46, Francesco Pedrini a écrit :
> > !!! Please CC me since i'm not on this list !!!
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > I'm working on enblend package right now.
> > Enblend relies on the Vigra library, which is released under the
> > The VIGRA Artistic License, a customization of Perl Artistic
> > License. I think that this license is DFSG compliant but I want to
> > make sure that there aren't problems.
>
> Please have a look at the thread starting at
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2005/09/msg00515.html
>
> This licence is not DFSG compliant, and not GPL compatible.

Ok, thanks.

> After this thread, the licence of Vigra was changed to MIT/X11, which
> is free and GPL-compatible. I'm currently working on porting enblend
> to Vigra 1.4, but it's rather difficult, because enblend uses a
> highly patched version of Vigra, and because there were lots of
> changes between Vigra 1.2 (used by enblend) and Vigra 1.4.

I've read your ITP, if it is ok for you, we can join our efforts to put 
enblend in Debian :)

I've just packaged it for my personal use, if it can be useful i'll put 
online ;) (but i'm going OT now, so if you want please mail me in 
private )



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