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[Savannah-register-public] Re: Fwd: [task #7296] Submission of Procmail
[Savannah-register-public] Re: Fwd: [task #7296] Submission of Procmail Module Library
Mon, 17 Sep 2007 20:41:41 +0200
Dual licensing documentation is OK.
The tarball seem to lack of copy of the GFDL though.
Using a .ppt is a bit problematic, see
https://savannah.gnu.org/maintenance/DocumentationFormats about Word
and RTF - this applies to PowerPoints.
Can you send me the answer that you would write to the user? This way
I can check your style ;)
On Sat, Sep 15, 2007 at 08:17:36PM +0300, Alexander Shulgin wrote:
> I've discovered that the project uses dual GPL/GFDL licensing for it's
> documentation. Haven't got definitive answer on the web whether it's
> OK. Do you have experience with this kind of licensing--is it
> acceptable on Savannah?
> The exact wording is as follows (doc/source/LICENSE.txt):
> Copyright information
> Copyright 1997-2007 Jari Aalto
> This program (referring to all files, including documentation,
> distributed in project "Procmail Module Library") is free
> software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the
> terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the
> Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
> (at your option) any later version.
> This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
> WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
> MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU
> General Public License for more details.
> You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
> along with program; see the file COPYING. If not, write to the
> Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor,
> Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.
> Visit <http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html> for more information
> This program runs solely with Free Software. It does not rely
> on any component of non-Free Software.
> - -
> Exception: The documentation of project "Procmail Module Library"
> (*.txt and *.html files) is DUAL LICENCED and may be
> distributed under the terms of GNU General Public License (GNU
> GPL) --see above--; *or*, at your option, distributed under
> the terms of GNU Free Documentation License (GNU FDL).
> The end user can continue to distribute the documentation in
> this dual licence form *or* select the other license (GNU GPL,
> GNU FDL) and remove the unwanted one. In case of removal, a
> notice "License <license name> removed <date ISO 8601> by
> <Firstname Lastname>" must be mentioned somewhere in the
> distributed files; that notice is allowed to be outside of the
> original files.
> The project is already hosted at sourceforge (http://pm-lib.sourceforge.net/).
> There is also a minor problem with copyright notices in several source
> files, however, it should be trivial to fix them.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Alexander Shulgin <address@hidden>
> Date: Sep 15, 2007 7:23 PM
> Subject: [task #7296] Submission of Procmail Module Library
> To: Alexander Shulgin <address@hidden>, Jari Aalto
> <address@hidden>, address@hidden
> Update of task #7296 (project administration):
> Assigned to: None => alexshulgin
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[Savannah-register-public] [task #7296] Submission of Procmail Module Library, Alexander Shulgin, 2007/09/18
[Savannah-register-public] [task #7296] Submission of Procmail Module Library, Alexander Shulgin, 2007/09/25
[Savannah-register-public] [task #7296] Submission of Procmail Module Library, Jari Aalto, 2007/09/25
[Savannah-register-public] Re: [task #7296] Submission of Procmail Module Library, Alexander Shulgin, 2007/09/25