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Re: Licenses links broken

On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 11:04:17PM +0200, Francesco Poli wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Jul 2008 16:42:16 +0200 Jens Seidel wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 01:13:18PM +0200, Pau Ruŀlan Ferragut wrote:
> > > Most of the links in http://www.debian.org/legal/licenses/ are broken, such as
> > > the FAQ itself. Please have a look at them.
> > 
> > Most?
> > 
> > OK, a few are indeed broken and I suggest to use the following URLs
> > instead. Since this is license stuff it would be nice if it could be
> > checked (just in case a license changed (such as X's one and the old
> > link referred to a older version than my new proposal, ...).
> > 
> > MIT/X11-style licenses: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MIT_License
> Actually, the MIT_License wikipedia page currently includes the
> Expat/MIT license, not the X11/MIT license.  I would suggest to use the
> following link:
> Expat/MIT license: http://www.jclark.com/xml/copying.txt

OK, did so. Linking to Wikipedia would ensure that the link is always up
to date and this page contains also further info. But Ok I changed it
as suggested by you (inclusive s,X11/MIT,Expat/MIT,).

> The so-called X11/MIT license uses a slightly different wording and
> also includes a clause forbidding unauthorized use of names in
> advertising.
> Unfortunately, I cannot find a currently valid URL for the X11/MIT
> license.  The text is quoted in one of my old bug reports:
> http://bugs.debian.org/284340
> If anyone finds a valid URL for the X11/MIT, I would be very interested
> to know...
> Please note that http://www.xfree86.org/3.3.6/COPYRIGHT2.html#3
> is close, but not equal to the license I used to know as the X11 license

The Python link is now fixed as well.


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