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Bug#352653: RFP: libdomainkeys



retitle 352653 ITP: libdomainkeys -- DomainKeys reference implementation
tags 352653 patch waits-for-sponsor
owner 352653 holmgren@lysator.liu.se
thanks

I have created a set of packages available from 
http://www.kibibyte.se/download/debian/. As a proof of concept, this mail is 
DK-signed using it (and a custom Exim package).

However, there seems to be some confusion as to copyright and licences.

http://antispam.yahoo.com/domainkeys states that "Yahoo!'s DomainKeys 
Intellectual Property may be licensed under either of the following terms:
* Yahoo! DomainKeys Patent License Agreement [v1.2]
* GNU General Public License version 2.0 (and no other version)."

But the license included in the source tarball is "Yahoo! DomainKeys Public 
License Agreement v1.1". There is also no mention of GPL.

I guess that the *patents* are licenced separately from the reference 
*implementation*. If so, there seems to be no clear copyright statement in 
the tarball (the "Copyright (c) 2004, Yahoo! Inc." in softwarelicense1-1.html 
appears to refer to the license text itself, I mean, it's meant to used for 
redistributions with additions and modifications as well).

So in debian/copyright I wrote "Copyright (c) 2004-2006, Yahoo! Inc. and 
contributors." and a reference to the HTML file.

The Makefile was very simple and only built a static library, so I 
manually "libtoolized" it quite a bit. Next I'll create a pkg-config file.

-- 
Magnus Holmgren        magnus@kibibyte.se holmgren@lysator.liu.se
                       (No Cc of list mail needed, thanks)

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