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Bug#353814: kdelibs-bin: meinproc is relicensing my code

Package: kdelibs-bin
Version: 4:3.5.1-2
Severity: serious


I have a KDE application whose documentation is licensed under the GPL.
In particular, its index.docbook contains the line:


When I build the application and meinproc is run over the docbook files,
it generates an HTML index that looks like:

    Title (large bold heading)

    Revision number
    Copyright notice

    Legal Notice

    Abstract ...

In past versions of KDE, the legal notice was actually a short blurb
stating which license was used.  Now it is simply a hyperlink with the
two words "Legal Notice".

So: To find out the license, you must click on the "Legal Notice"
hyperlink, and --- it sends you to help:/common/fdl-notice.html, which
states that the documentation is licensed under the GFDL version 1.1 or

For the obvious reasons, I most certainly do _not_ want my documentation
licensed under the GFDL.  It is GPLed, as stated in index.docbook, and
the documentation that appears in the help centre should not be telling
users something different.

I am marking this bug as serious, since meinproc is used to generate all
of the KDE help centre documentation, and so users are being presented
with license information that is incorrect.

As for the cause:  I'm not too familiar with meinproc internals, but I
suspect the culprit is /usr/share/apps/ksgmltools2/customization/kde-chunk.xsl.
Around lines 90--100 it does look rather like the fdl-notice is being
dropped into the documentation regardless of what actually appears inside
the <legalnotice> tag.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.15-1-686
Locale: LANG=en_AU, LC_CTYPE=en_AU (charmap=ISO-8859-1)

Versions of packages kdelibs-bin depends on:
ii  kdelibs4c2a              4:3.5.1-2       core libraries for all KDE applica
ii  libart-2.0-2             2.3.17-1        Library of functions for 2D graphi
ii  libaudio2                1.7-4           The Network Audio System (NAS). (s
ii  libbz2-1.0               1.0.3-2         high-quality block-sorting file co
ii  libc6                    2.3.6-1         GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  libcupsys2               1.1.23-15       Common UNIX Printing System(tm) - 
ii  libfontconfig1           2.3.2-2         generic font configuration library
ii  libfreetype6             2.1.10-1        FreeType 2 font engine, shared lib
ii  libgcc1                  1:4.0.2-9       GCC support library
ii  libice6                  6.9.0.dfsg.1-4  Inter-Client Exchange library
ii  libidn11                 0.5.18-1        GNU libidn library, implementation
ii  libjpeg62                6b-11           The Independent JPEG Group's JPEG 
ii  libpng12-0               1.2.8rel-5      PNG library - runtime
ii  libqt3-mt                3:3.3.5-3       Qt GUI Library (Threaded runtime v
ii  libsm6                   6.9.0.dfsg.1-4  X Window System Session Management
ii  libstdc++6               4.0.2-9         The GNU Standard C++ Library v3
ii  libx11-6                 6.9.0.dfsg.1-4  X Window System protocol client li
ii  libxcursor1              1.1.3-1         X cursor management library
ii  libxext6                 6.9.0.dfsg.1-4  X Window System miscellaneous exte
ii  libxft2               FreeType-based font drawing librar
ii  libxi6                   6.9.0.dfsg.1-4  X Window System Input extension li
ii  libxinerama1             6.9.0.dfsg.1-4  X Window System multi-head display
ii  libxml2                  2.6.23.dfsg.2-1 GNOME XML library
ii  libxrandr2               6.9.0.dfsg.1-4  X Window System Resize, Rotate and
ii  libxrender1              1:     X Rendering Extension client libra
ii  libxslt1.1               1.1.15-3        XSLT processing library - runtime 
ii  libxt6                   6.9.0.dfsg.1-4  X Toolkit Intrinsics
ii  menu-xdg                 0.2.2           freedesktop.org menu compliant win
ii  perl                     5.8.8-2         Larry Wall's Practical Extraction 
ii  python                   2.3.5-5         An interactive high-level object-o
ii  zlib1g                   1:1.2.3-9       compression library - runtime

Versions of packages kdelibs-bin recommends:
ii  perl-suid                     5.8.8-2    Runs setuid Perl scripts

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