On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 04:34:45PM +0200, Reinhard Tartler wrote: > On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 14:44:08 (CEST), Arnout Engelen wrote: > > Right - the README does contain a copyright line, states it's GPL and > > links to gnu.org > > As for not including the GPL license text, is that a problem? > > Yes, because we are effectively redistributing your work.
(to nitpick: it's not my work, it's Rohan's - I'm just doing some packaging) > It must be absolutely clear for any party, including the people that are > interested in redistributing work from us (think sidux, ubuntu or other > derivative distributions) what the exact redistribution terms are. > Otherewise there is a considerable risk that the archive admistrators decide > to not include your work in the archive. I'd say the README pretty clearly states jack-tools is GPL'ed - and after all, the old now-orphaned jack-tools had the same problem and made it into Debian fine. Nonetheless, as promised before, I'll prepare a patch that gets everything into the form recommended by GNU and ask upstream (Rohan) to apply it. Kind regards, Arnout _______________________________________________ pkg-multimedia-maintainers mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/pkg-multimedia-maintainers