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[GNU-linux-libre] [Fwd: [bug #33416] has a non-commercial clause

From: Sam Geeraerts
Subject: [GNU-linux-libre] [Fwd: [bug #33416] has a non-commercial clause]
Date: Fri, 27 May 2011 20:32:44 +0200
User-agent: Thunderbird (X11/20101029)

Part of a2ps-perl-ja has a non-commercial license. It was removed (for other reasons) from Debian Squeeze, but some other distributions might still carry it.

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: [bug #33416] has a non-commercial clause
Date: Fri, 27 May 2011 18:31:14 +0000
From: Sam Geeraerts <address@hidden>
To: Sam Geeraerts <address@hidden>, Karl Goetz <address@hidden>


                 Summary: has a non-commercial clause
                 Project: gNewSense GNU/Linux
            Submitted by: samgee
            Submitted on: Fri May 27 20:31:13 2011
                Category: gNewSense 2.x
                Severity: 5 - Blocker
              Item Group: None
                  Status: Confirmed
                 Privacy: Public
             Assigned to: samgee
             Open/Closed: Open
         Discussion Lock: Any



According to the FSF's Free Software Definition, a free program must be
available for commercial use, commercial development, and commercial

From the file in a2ps-perl-ja_1.45.orig.tar.gz:

% Copyright (c) 1988, Miguel Santana, address@hidden
% Permission is granted to copy and distribute this file in modified
% or unmodified form, for noncommercial use, provided (a) this copyright
% notice is preserved, (b) no attempt is made to restrict redistribution
% of this file, and (c) this file is not distributed as part of any
% collection whose redistribution is restricted by a compilation copyright.

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