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[Savannah-register-public] Fwd: [task #7296] Submission of Procmail Modu
[Savannah-register-public] Fwd: [task #7296] Submission of Procmail Module Library
Sat, 15 Sep 2007 20:17:36 +0300
I've discovered that the project uses dual GPL/GFDL licensing for it's
documentation. Haven't got definitive answer on the web whether it's
OK. Do you have experience with this kind of licensing--is it
acceptable on Savannah?
The exact wording is as follows (doc/source/LICENSE.txt):
Copyright 1997-2007 Jari Aalto
This program (referring to all files, including documentation,
distributed in project "Procmail Module Library") is free
software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the
terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the
Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU
General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with program; see the file COPYING. If not, write to the
Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor,
Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.
Visit <http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html> for more information
This program runs solely with Free Software. It does not rely
on any component of non-Free Software.
Exception: The documentation of project "Procmail Module Library"
(*.txt and *.html files) is DUAL LICENCED and may be
distributed under the terms of GNU General Public License (GNU
GPL) --see above--; *or*, at your option, distributed under
the terms of GNU Free Documentation License (GNU FDL).
The end user can continue to distribute the documentation in
this dual licence form *or* select the other license (GNU GPL,
GNU FDL) and remove the unwanted one. In case of removal, a
notice "License <license name> removed <date ISO 8601> by
<Firstname Lastname>" must be mentioned somewhere in the
distributed files; that notice is allowed to be outside of the
The project is already hosted at sourceforge (http://pm-lib.sourceforge.net/).
There is also a minor problem with copyright notices in several source
files, however, it should be trivial to fix them.
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From: Alexander Shulgin <address@hidden>
Date: Sep 15, 2007 7:23 PM
Subject: [task #7296] Submission of Procmail Module Library
To: Alexander Shulgin <address@hidden>, Jari Aalto
Update of task #7296 (project administration):
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[Savannah-register-public] [task #7296] Submission of Procmail Module Library, Alexander Shulgin, 2007/09/18
[Savannah-register-public] [task #7296] Submission of Procmail Module Library, Alexander Shulgin, 2007/09/25
[Savannah-register-public] [task #7296] Submission of Procmail Module Library, Jari Aalto, 2007/09/25