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Re: RFS: gnofract4d

Regarding gnofract4d...

2007/6/1 francesco namuri <francesco@namuri.it>:
> On Ven, Giugno 1, 2007 19:27, Ricardo Mones wrote:
>> | fractutils/gf4d_subprocess.py:
>> |
>> | #By obtaining, using, and/or copying this software and/or its
>> | #associated documentation, you agree that you have read, understood,
>> | #and will comply with the following terms and conditions:
>> | #
>> | #Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and
>> | #its associated documentation for any purpose and without fee is
>> | #hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice appears in
>> | #all copies, and that both that copyright notice and this permission
>> | #notice appear in supporting documentation, and that the name of the
>> | #author not be used in advertising or publicity pertaining to
>> | #distribution of the software without specific, written prior
>> | #permission.
>>   To my understanding this is contrary to DFSG #1 because you cannot sell
>> it, permission is only given "for any purpose AND without fee".
>>   So either you contact the upstream author and agree with him to change
>> this clause or you package it for non-free.
> Yes, you are right, I've searched in google and I've found a problem like
> this one in other package; the license has been changed in subprocess.py
> distributed with python2.4, I've asked the upstream author to change this
> file with the one of python2.4, now I'm waiting the answer hoping that he
> agree. In the meanwhile I've uploaded to mentors a new version of the
> package changing the section to non-free.

I looked again through gnofract4d's source, and I couldn't find these
conflicting issues anymore.

It probably needs to be repackaged, but can it be done now?

- Jordi G. H.

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