Re: ITP fsmark - bug 655224: License restriction for lib_timing.c DFSG compliant?
Am Dienstag, 10. Januar 2012 schrieb Clark C. Evans:
> On Tue, Jan 10, 2012, at 11:11 AM, Martin Steigerwald wrote:
> > 11 * additional restriction that results may published only if
> > 12 * (1) the benchmark is unmodified, and
> > 13 * (2) the version in the sccsid below is included in the report.
> I think with professional legal assistance the intent of this
> restriction could be phrased as a "permissive additional term"
> under GPLv3 section 7(e). What the author seems to be doing is
Thankfully, Carl and Larry agreed to relicense the file unter GPL2+ without
additional restrictions. I added their note with sanitized mail addresses to
the ITP - should be up there soon, dunno why its taking so long to accept my
I now plan to add that information to debian/copyright as well and possibly
create a patch for the file to change it to GPLv2 that I offer Ric Wheeler for
That is unless someone advises me to handle this situation differently.
Thanks for help,
Martin Steigerwald - teamix GmbH - http://www.teamix.de
gpg: 19E3 8D42 896F D004 08AC A0CA 1E10 C593 0399 AE90