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Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Re: [task #8857] Submission of ka-Map! 2

From: Sylvain Beucler
Subject: Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Re: [task #8857] Submission of ka-Map! 2
Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2009 08:43:49 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Wed, Feb 04, 2009 at 08:11:39PM -0500, Nicodemo Alvaro wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 8:28 AM, Lorenzo Becchi <address@hidden> wrote:
> >>
> >> There is a folder for OpenLayers in the tarball. I understand it is a
> >> dependency, so there should not be a need to distribute it with the
> >> project. Do not use the word open to refer to free software. There are 
> >> other
> >> references to the project as "open source" should not be.
> >
> >
> > You are right about Openlayers (OL) but this is an exception. The
> > distribution we make of OL is a sub-selection of packages and then. The
> > original OL is not distributed like that even if it is possible with some
> > scripts distributed with it to make such a sub-selection.
> Hi, Lorenzo,
> I am little confused here, so I am sending this to the hackers public
> mailing list for some advice.
> Should I have Lorenzo change the name and references to the OL folder
> and OpenLayers-.2.X.js files, or can I let it pass. There is copyright
> date range issue in of the OpenLayers files.
> Some extra license notice are included in those files. I think the
> COPYING.TXT should account and include the licenses for those.

I guess we can let it pass, provided there's a clear explanation of
where the source code comes from and how it was assembled.


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