Bug#321178: [Fwd: RE: licensing of the x3270 code]
Seems that the issue is closed for now, unless someone have a way to
influence them to reconsiderate ?!
I think to retitle this to RFP, until the license will be sorted out.
-------- Original Message --------
Subject: RE: licensing of the x3270 code
Date: Sat, 27 Aug 2005 11:08:19 -0400
From: Kevin Wozniak <email@example.com>
To: Lior Kaplan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Based on legal advice GTRC received, we are not inclined to change the
manner in which the x3270 code is released. Thank you for your inquiry.
From: Lior Kaplan [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Sat 8/27/2005 10:33 AM
To: Kevin Wozniak
Subject: Re: licensing of the x3270 code
Any news about this issue?
Kevin Wozniak wrote:
>At this point, this code is no longer supported by GIT. Before I
agree to change the license I will need to do
>some historical research. Thank you for your suggestion of the MIT
open source license. We have our own
>that we use.
>After I have had a chance to review this, I will let you know
whether or not GTRC is inclined to change the
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lior Kaplan [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thu 8/4/2005 5:48 PM
> Cc: Kevin Wozniak
> Subject: Re: licensing of the x3270 code
> Hi Kevin,
> Is there a possibility to release the code under some
> license? http://www.opensource.org/licenses/mit-license.php
might be a
> good idea.
> Lior Kaplan
> George Harker wrote:
> >Please respond for us.
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Lior Kaplan [mailto:email@example.com]
> >Sent: Wednesday, August 03, 2005 6:42 PM
> >To: George Harker
> >Subject: licensing of the x3270 code
> >Hi George,
> >Can you clarify the meaning of "public use" in your
> >here: http://x3270.bgp.nu/license.html
> >"Copyright (c) 1989 by Georgia Tech Research Corporation,
> >30332. All Rights Reserved. GTRC hereby grants public use
> >software. Derivative works based on this software must
> >copyright notice."
> >The issue is whether your "public use" conforms to the OSI
> >definition (http://www.opensource.org/docs/definition.php).
> >I'd like to distribute it in the Debian GNU/Linux
> >there are requests for this software.
Debian GNU/Linux unstable (SID)