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Re: [Savannah-help-public] migrating FreeType to savannah

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [Savannah-help-public] migrating FreeType to savannah
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2005 00:53:40 +0100 (CET)

> Can you register the project the 'classical' way via the Savane
> interface at


> As for importing, just provide us, once the project is approved, with
> links to the CVS tarballs and to the mboxes, and we will take care of
> it. Note that we only provide 2 CVS _repositories_ (sources and
> webpages), so maybe we'll have to transform some repositories into
> modules.

We will do so.  Thanks in advance.

> PS: By the way, the advertising clause from the FreeType license
> doesn't look like the original BSD's one; are you sure it is
> incompatible with the GNU GPL?

RMS says so.

> The only part that looks incompatible is "These conditions apply to
> any software derived from or based on the FreeType Project, not just
> the unmodified files" - which seems to contradict the "license to
> [...] sublicense the FreeType Project" from the above paragraph.

What does contradict for you?  Maybe there is an ambiguous


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