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Re: RFS: xiterm+thai

On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 12:10 PM, Theppitak Karoonboonyanan
<thep@linux.thai.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 9:15 AM, Paul Wise <pabs@debian.org> wrote:
>  >  OK, now there is a real problem, most of the licences mentioned are
>  >  non-free and cannot be put into main. Essentially all the files that
>  >  are not copyright Vuthichai Ampornaramveth or Theppitak
>  >  Karoonboonyanan are non-free and need to be removed or relicenced.
>  >  Alternatively the package can be put in non-free instead of main.
>  Pardon? The doc/COPYRIGHT.HISTORY clearly states:
>  -8<-
>  xvt original copyright was "Do what you want, but can't make money on it." .
>  Rxvt had the same copyright since it was based on xvt .
>  xiterm moved to GPL with autorization from xvt's original author.
>  -8<-
>  I suppose Guylhem Aznar, who relicensed xiterm, has
>  already got authorization from previous authors to release
>  the whole package under GPL-2.

Missed that bit, was just looking at debian/copyright. In that case
the old licences in debian/copyright need to be removed and an
explanation of the history added so that the ftpmasters are convinced
it is free.



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