Justification: Policy 2.2.1
Hello and thanks for maintaining this little tool in Debian!
I noticed that the license for file share/gpick/colors.txt fails
to meet the DFSG, as it includes at least one non-free restriction.
Clause 5 states:
| 5. These RGB colour formulations may not be used to the detriment of
| Resene Paints Ltd.
This is a non-free restriction on use, which does not comply with
DFSG#6 (No Discrimination Against Fields of Endeavor).
This file is therefore unfit for the main Debian archive.
Possible solutions I can think of:
A) get in touch with the colors.txt copyright holders (Resene Paints
Ltd.) and persuade them to drop the troublesome clause or, even
better, to re-license the file under well-known and widely used
DFSG-free terms (such as, for instance, the 3-clause BSD license
adopted by the rest of gpick)
B) find a DFSG-free replacement for share/gpick/colors.txt and use it
in stead of the non-free one
C) drop share/gpick/colors.txt from the package, if possible
D) move the gpick package to the non-free archive (I hope this will
I hope solution A may be persued soon.
Solution B (or C) may be chosen as a temporary quick fix, while trying
to achieve solution A.
Thanks for your time!