about software patents

2008-11-25 Thread Miriam Ruiz
Hi, Does anyone know how this affects us -if it does- and if it might change anything for the packages and programs that have problems with software patents? Might there be any consequences out of this -even though it is somehow USA-specific- or is it just blog noise? Greetings, Miry The

Re: Re: F.C. Doc.

2008-11-25 Thread is . helpdesk
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Re: deluge and GeoIP database license

2008-11-25 Thread Cristian Greco
On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 08:09:45PM +0100, Patrick Matthäi wrote: Cristian Greco schrieb: Hi all, I'm working for a new upload of deluge[0] (bittorrent client). The source tarball includes a GeoLite Country (binary) database by MaxMind, which should be distributed using the

Re: Bug#506609: axyl: code copy of Xinha ships the ImageManager plugin released under the PHP 2.02 licence

2008-11-25 Thread Francesco Poli
On Mon, 24 Nov 2008 16:09:27 + MJ Ray wrote: Raphael Geissert wrote: -legal: can a final concensus be reached on whether this licence is DFSG-free? I'm happy to support http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2005/08/msg00128.html To summarise:- - unacceptable name approval

Re: deluge and GeoIP database license

2008-11-25 Thread Cristian Greco
On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 08:09:45PM +0100, Patrick Matthäi wrote: Yeah it was considered non-free. I adopted the package and fixed the issues together with the upstream authors. It is fixed since I am repackaging it with a dfsg tarball. I see your point here. I had a look at your geoip

Re: Bug#506609: axyl: code copy of Xinha ships the ImageManager plugin released under the PHP 2.02 licence

2008-11-25 Thread MJ Ray
Francesco Poli [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [...] I repeatedly stated my opinion on the PHP license and its unfixed issues: I personally think that the PHP License (up to version 3.01), fails to meet the DFSG, even for PHP itself! However I failed to gain consensus on debian-legal about the

Re: deluge and GeoIP database license

2008-11-25 Thread Patrick Matthäi
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Cristian Greco schrieb: On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 08:09:45PM +0100, Patrick Matthäi wrote: Yeah it was considered non-free. I adopted the package and fixed the issues together with the upstream authors. It is fixed since I am repackaging it with a