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Re: bad tool-bar icons in Emacs 22.1 release

From: Reiner Steib
Subject: Re: bad tool-bar icons in Emacs 22.1 release
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2007 19:02:11 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110007 (No Gnus v0.7) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

[ Shifting this from bug-gnu-emacs to emacs-devel: ]

On Mon, Jun 11 2007, Jason Rumney wrote:
> Richard Stallman wrote:
>>     Whether distributing third party libraries from ftp.gnu.org is
>>     a good idea, or allowable, is a different question.
>> If it is just a few libraries, it is ok as long as we check
>> their licenses carefully to make sure we do not violate them.
> OK. Here is the license for libxpm, which is the most important for the
> color versions of the tool-bar and other images that are a standard part
> of Emacs. I think including just this library is enough to satisfy most
> users, but that is open to discussion. If others think JPEG, PNG, TIFF
> and GIF support are important enough to include, we can look at those
> licenses and consider patent issues (for GIF at least, I don't think the
> patents have expired in all jurisdictions yet) separately.

On Tue, Jun 12 2007, Richard Stallman wrote:

> There is no problem distributing the source code for libxpm.  If we
> distribute the binary, then we need to include this license with it,
> and we should distribute the source too as a matter of general principle.

Is there any news on this issue?

Bye, Reiner.
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