Re: Dontspace cardset license
Am Freitag, den 11.03.2011, 20:07 +0100 schrieb Bernhard Reiter:
> Am Freitag, den 11.03.2011, 08:50 -0800 schrieb John Heidemann:
> > On Fri, 11 Mar 2011 13:22:20 +0100, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> > >Hi,
> > >
> > >I've packaged the PySolFC card game and supplementary cardsets  for
> > >Ubuntu, which happen to contain a cardset dubbed jacoby taken from your
> > >dontspace game  and modified by Markus F.X.J. Oberhumer for use with
> > >PySolFC's predecessor PySol. I'm also trying to get this stuff into
> > >Debian, but as they're rather picky about copyright and licensing, my
> > >packages currently do not include that cardset, as there seem to be no
> > >copyright or license notes included with it.
> > >
> > >I'd like to ask you if you're willing to re-publish the cardset (or the
> > >dontspace game including it) under any license you're happy with and
> > >that is debian-compatible, from permissive (as the MIT license ) to
> > >viral (as the GPL ).
> > >
> > >Kind Regards
> > >Bernhard Reiter
> > >
> > > http://pysolfc.sourceforge.net/
> > > http://www.isi.edu/~johnh/SOFTWARE/JACOBY/index.html
> > > http://www.opensource.org/licenses/mit-license.php
> > > http://www.opensource.org/licenses/gpl-license.php
> > Jacoby is licensed under a 3-clause BSD license.
> > I think this meets your requirements.
> > Looking at the release (more than 10 years ago!), I see that I didn't
> > document the license in the README, web page, or a separate LICENSE file
> > (sigh, those were simpler days). However, the license is stated in the
> > Tcl source files (e.g., klondkie and dontspace).
> I've only had a look at the cardset itself included with PySolFC, which
> is why I didn't get to see those license statements...
> > If you need a more explicit license statement, it would be easiest for
> > me to add a statement on the web page, if that's sufficient. Doing a
> > release is more involved (and so would take time), but is not
> > impossible.
> CC'ing to debian-legal for advice/comments.
> > -John Heidemann