Re: RFS: xiterm+thai
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Paul Wise wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 12:10 PM, Theppitak Karoonboonyanan
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 9:15 AM, Paul Wise <email@example.com> 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.
Just update the debian/copyright which included the quotes from
doc/COPYRIGHT.HISTORY and doc/LSM.
The text which show that Guylhem Aznar relicensed the xiterm with
authorization from the author was added to clarify each (C) holder/license.
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