Re: RFS: xiterm+thai
On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 12:10 PM, Theppitak Karoonboonyanan
> On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 9:15 AM, Paul Wise <firstname.lastname@example.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:
> 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.
> 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.