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Re: Overview of copyright issues + Debian

From: Graham Percival
Subject: Re: Overview of copyright issues + Debian
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2009 23:27:39 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 03:10:53PM +0200, Joseph Wakeling wrote:
> > (There are a significant number of files distributed in lilypond which
> > are under v2 or later, or v3 or later, as well as things like
> > input/mutopia/, which isn't even Free Software, as it cannot
> > be modified.[2])
> If I'm not mistaken, isn't that file only used for a regression test?
> How does that affect the situation?

It's still in the source tree, and thus should be removed before
Debian redistributes it.

> > I'd personally prefer it if documentation was at least licensed under
> > the same license as the code to allow for easily inclusion of code
> > examples (and to obviate the problems I [and Debian] have with
> > specific aspects of the GFDL.) It certainly can be dual licensed under
> > GFDL >= v1.1 + GPL >= v2, though.
> AFAIK the docs have always been GFDLv1.1 -- I don't think we can
> unilaterally relicense them.

Docs have always been FDLv1.1 or later.  I was thinking about
unilaterially changing them to FDLv1.3 or later, as soon as I've
got GUB working.

- Graham

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