Bug#325417: ITP: wikipedia2text -- displays Wikipedia articles on the command line
On Monday, 29 Aug 2005, you wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 28, 2005 at 04:00:04PM +0200, Axel Beckert wrote:
> > * License : Public Domain
> > [...]
> > License: Public domain
> Since the author of the software is German, and German law does not
> allow the concept of public domain (by will), the package cannot be
> published as public domain.
> > License Details: The author wrote in his (German written) blog
> > at http://blog.256bit.org/archives/126-Wikipedia-in-der-Shell.html:
> > Wer's haben will, mag es nehmen und damit tun was auch immer er mag.
> > Which means roughly translated to English:
> > Anyone who wants it can take it and do whatever he wants to do with
> > it.
> When asked, if this statement could also be interpreted as BSD
> license, the author mentioned that he had a BSD license in mind when
> he wrote the statement mentioned above. So he's fine with the BSD
> license at /usr/share/common-licenses/BSD
> Regards, Axel
it would help, if he could include the License in the upstream tarball,
or if you include the mail in debian/copyright.