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Re: license questions with hyphenation patterns for FBReader

MJ Ray wrote:
> "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
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2004/07/msg00079.html
> 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!
Thanks for look!

Eugene V. Lyubimkin aka JackYF, JID: jackyf.devel(maildog)gmail.com
Ukrainian C++ Developer, Debian Maintainer, APT contributor

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