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Re: Org schemas we talked to be non-free, was: [ELPA] New package: repol

From: Jean Louis
Subject: Re: Org schemas we talked to be non-free, was: [ELPA] New package: repology.el
Date: Sun, 24 Jan 2021 22:12:17 +0300
User-agent: Mutt/2.0 (3d08634) (2020-11-07)

* Ulrich Mueller <ulm@gentoo.org> [2021-01-24 20:51]:
> >>>>> On Sun, 24 Jan 2021, Jean Louis wrote:
> > Schemas are attached.
> > I see copyright notices inside and it appears to be fully free
> > document modifiable and distributable as long as copyrights remains.
> Read these notices carefully. The key paragraph is this:
>    This document and translations of it may be copied and furnished to
>    others, and derivative works that comment on or otherwise explain it
>                ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>    or assist in its implementation may be prepared, copied, published,
>    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>    and distributed, in whole or in part, without restriction of any
>    kind, provided that the above copyright notice and this section are
>    included on all such copies and derivative works.
> Only a special class of derivative works can be distributed freely,
> and it sounds like some of these would fall under "fair use" anyway.
> Certainly this isn't enough to qualify as a free software license?
>    However, this document itself may not be modified in any way,
>             ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>    including by removing the copyright notice or references to OASIS,
>    except as needed for the purpose of developing any document or
>    deliverable produced by an OASIS Technical Committee (in which case
>    the rules applicable to copyrights, as set forth in the OASIS IPR
>    Policy, must be followed) or as required to translate it into
>    languages other than English.

Then it is not free.

Maybe Org mode shall switch from using OASIS infested non-free
specification to Libreoffice. I could not find those files in
Libreoffice folders. But they could be somewhere hidden.


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