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Re: Questions about liblouis

johnhalton@gmail.com wrote:

>On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 02:29:05PM -0800, Eitan Isaacson wrote:
>> 3. The translation tables that are read at run-time are considered
>> part of this code and are under the terms of the GPL. Any changes to
>> these tables and any additional tables that are created for use by
>> this code must be made publicly available.
>This fails the "desert island test", and so the package is non-free. 
The "desert island test" is just something which was invented a few
years ago by some debian-legal@ posters and is not part of the DFSG.

Anyway, this sentence just says that these tables are licensed under the
terms of the GPL, which makes them obviously free.


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