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Re: xkblayout-state

From: Gábor Boskovits
Subject: Re: xkblayout-state
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 20:15:23 +0000

Leo Famulari <address@hidden> ezt írta (időpont: 2018. ápr. 26., Cs 20:43):
On Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 10:13:09AM +0200, Gábor Boskovits wrote:
> 2018-04-26 1:26 GMT+02:00 Jone <address@hidden>:
> > Hi people!
> > How do I build ?
> > I need it for switching keyboard layout with one key (LWin), in Emacs
> > and in X.
> >
> > Hello!
> I've checked the mentioned software. It seems, that it is non-free. This is
> caused
> by  partial application of GPL2. What is missing is an explicit license
> file, and some
> license notes. As it seems, that the intention of the author was to release
> this software
> under GPL2, it might be easy to have it fixed. Please point the author to

Why do you think the software is not free software distributed under the

The author explicitly states in the README that they have released it as
GPL2+, and most of the files also contain license headers.

Sorry if I misunderstood, the intention of the author is clearly to licence the work as gpl, but some files are missing the gpl clause. Also a copy of the license is omitted. It is mandated by term 1 of gpl. If this partial application of gpl makes this a free software, then sorry for the noise. In case this software is ok for upstream, and is not packaged yet, then I would be happy to contribute a package.

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