2011/3/7 Jonas Smedegaard <d...@jones.dk>:
> On Sun, Mar 06, 2011 at 10:09:49PM +0100, Jaromír Mikeš wrote:
>>>>
>>>> From: Jaromír Mikeš <mira.mi...@gmail.com>
>>
>>>> Hi Jeffrey,
>>>>
>>>> I am taking over gwc package in debian and having some
>>>> license concerns:
>>>>
>>>> 1) chbevl.c file has this statement
>>>>
>>>> Cephes Math Library Release 2.0:  April, 1987
>>>> Copyright 1985, 1987 by Stephen L. Moshier
>>>> Direct inquiries to 30 Frost Street, Cambridge, MA 02140
>>>>
>>>> Interpreting of such text can be as "I own this, please
>>>> contact me in
>>>> any case!".
>>>>
>>>> You probably did not intend such interpretation.
>>>> Can you please add explicit licensing statement to this
>>>> file.
>>>>
>>>> best regards
>>>>
>>>> mira
>>
>>
>> 2011/3/6 jeff welty <wel...@yahoo.com>:
>>>
>>> Hi Mira,
>>>
>>> Thanks for catching that.  There is a README attached to the original tar
>>> archive that clearly indicates the source code may be used freely, this was
>>> 1990, long before the open source copyrights started to be written and
>>> understood.  Here is the README:
>>> ---
>>>   Some software in this archive may be from the book _Methods and
>>> Programs for Mathematical Functions_ (Prentice-Hall, 1989) or
>>> from the Cephes Mathematical Library, a commercial product. In
>>> either event, it is copyrighted by the author.  What you see here
>>> may be used freely but it comes with no support or guarantee.
>>>
>>>   The two known misprints in the book are repaired here in the
>>> source listings for the gamma function and the incomplete beta
>>> integral.
>>>
>>>
>>>   Stephen L. Moshier
>>>   mosh...@world.std.com
>>> ---
>>>
>>> If I place the text of this readme in the source files chbelv.c, i0.c and
>>> i1.c, will that meet your needs?
>>>
>>>
>>> Best regards,
>>> Jef
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> above is response from upstream, I was asking  to solve issue in chbevl.c
>> file.
>> Would be suggested solution good enough for us?
>>
>> Can this note in README file solve issue in meschach library?
>
> Not in README but in copyright file.  Otherwise yes, that seems fine to me.

Ok I am asking that from upstream.

thank you

mira

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