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Re: Doubt about license

On Tue, 26 Sep 2006 09:05:01 -0300, "Nelson A. de Oliveira" <naoliv@gmail.com>
> Hi mentors!
> I am creating a package of a program that have several files with:
>  * The contents of this file are subject to the Netscape Public
>  * License Version 1.1 (the "License"); you may not use this file
>  * except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of
>  * the License at http://www.mozilla.org/NPL/
> Asking the upstream author about the license of the program, he said
> that it's legacy code and the program is licensed under GPL only.
> My doubt is if it's OK to say on debian/copyright that it's licensed
> under GPL, as the author said, or if I can't say that it's GPL until
> he releases a new source code saying that it's GPL and not NPL.

I guess better wait for upstream release with the GPL as license.
If this don't happen in a few days, release the package under GPL, but
put a statement in debian/copyright with the message received from upstreamer
that this is under GPL.

> Thank you very much!
> Best regards,


> Nelson
sorry by duplicate message
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