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Re: license questions with hyphenation patterns for FBReader

"Eugene V. Lyubimkin" <jackyf.devel@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Debian legal folks! (please CC me in answers)
> I assume GPL, LGPL and Public Domain files are safe, as usually, but Latex Project Public
> License is new for me, and I am wondering can modifications of files under this license be
> placed in Debian archive as they are included in upstream tarball.
> [1] http://fbreader.org/fbreader-sources-0.10.2.tgz, file
> fbreader/zlibrary/text/data/hyphenationPatterns.zip

The relevant claim in eo.pattern is:-
% This program can be redistributed and/or modified under the terms
% of the LaTeX Project Public License Distributed from CTAN
% archives in directory macros/latex/base/lppl.txt; either
% version 1 of the License, or any later version.

I think "any later version" saves us here.  Branden Robinson advised
on how to make LPPL 1.3 follow the DFSG clearly, summarised in
without obvious dissent.  LPPL also appears on the list of main
licences I collected at http://www.debian.org/legal/licenses/

So I think the above is fine.  If I'm wrong, I hope someone will correct me!

Hope that helps,
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