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Re: backporting licence information for koffice hyphenation

On Thu, Feb 07, 2008 at 12:25:31AM +0100, Raúl Sánchez Siles wrote:
>   Now the question is how backporting this information to make it available on 
> debian packages. [0] and [1] paths are packaged in koffice-libs.
>   I could think of this solutions:
>   1- Tell upstream to commit that information on the relevant branch[0]. (see 
> below).
>   2- Add a section on the debian copyright file (koffice-libs)
>   3- Provide copyright statements as they are in /usr/share/doc/koffice-libs/

If you have a written statement by upstream about the license (e.g. as email),
it should be enough to include that in debian/copyright. It is not necessary
(though of course preferable) that this information is also available in the

(This question comes up quite regulary (i.e. at least once a year) on this list
AFAIR, so an archive search might provide further insight)

Frank Lichtenheld <djpig@debian.org>
www: http://www.djpig.de/

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