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Re: [aspell-devel] Problems with aspell-en license

From: Kevin Atkinson
Subject: Re: [aspell-devel] Problems with aspell-en license
Date: Sat, 19 Oct 2002 16:02:21 -0400 (EDT)

On Sat, 19 Oct 2002, Glenn Maynard wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 19, 2002 at 03:23:45PM -0400, Kevin Atkinson wrote:
> > I am merely quoting the closest thing to a copyright notice for all of the 
> > wordlist as generally required by copyright law.  RMS basically said the 
> > word list meets FSF definition of Free (which should in term meet Debian 
> > guidelines).
> Meeting the FSF's definition of "free" does not always imply meeting
> Debian's definition of "free", although they usually coincide.
> > That should be all that you need to know.
> Even if it was true, it still wouldn't necessarily be sufficient to
> *convince* him (and d-legal) that it's correct.

RMS gave me the all clear to use it in what is now an official GNU program
so that as all that I need.  If you need more I suggest you talk to RMS 
about it.  I can remove that word list from my source list but I rather 
not.  RMS is pretty anneal about these things, please don't tell me that 
d-legal is more anneal than RMS because I didn't think that would be 


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