Re: The BitTorrent Open Source License

2005-03-09 Thread Josselin Mouette
. This will prevent us from having to go into detail on these license issues, which are harder to explain (and harder to convince people that they aren't just Debian ranting, which seems to be a far-too-common opinion :( ). Sounds like a good idea. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette

Re: Linux and GPLv2

2005-03-13 Thread Josselin Mouette
and recommended blatantly non-free licenses, I generally my software under the GPL v2 only. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description

Bittorrent licensing, take 2 [MPL and Jabber inside]

2005-03-30 Thread Josselin Mouette
this discussion before, and it strikes me, as, DFSG-free or not, we are violating these people's copyrights. Is there a way to deal with such an issue? -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU

Re: Bittorrent licensing, take 2 [MPL and Jabber inside]

2005-03-30 Thread Josselin Mouette
and thunderbird case is more problematic, as they are released only under the MPL. I can't think of another way, apart from redesigning the mirror software. Just when we are considering to drop some architectures to spare some mirror space? -- .''`. Josselin Mouette

Re: Bittorrent licensing, take 2 [MPL and Jabber inside]

2005-03-31 Thread Josselin Mouette
packages for a longer period of time. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom

Re: non-free firmware in kernel modules, aggregation and unclear copyright notice.

2005-04-05 Thread Josselin Mouette
technical improvements just because they are brought by people they find convenient to call zealots. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc

Re: non-free firmware in kernel modules, aggregation and unclear copyright notice.

2005-04-05 Thread Josselin Mouette
? -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de message =?ISO-8859-1?Q?num=E9riquement?= =?ISO-8859-1?Q?_sign=E9e?=

Re: non-free firmware in kernel modules, aggregation and unclear copyright notice.

2005-04-05 Thread Josselin Mouette
Le mardi 05 avril 2005 12:50 -0600, Chris Friesen a crit : Josselin Mouette wrote: The fact is also that mixing them with a GPLed software gives an result you can't redistribute - although it seems many people disagree with that assertion now. This is only true if the result

Re: non-free firmware in kernel modules, aggregation and unclear copyright notice.

2005-04-07 Thread Josselin Mouette
Luther believes it is possible if the firmware has a decent (but not necessarily free) license. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom

Re: non-free firmware in kernel modules, aggregation and unclear copyright notice.

2005-04-08 Thread Josselin Mouette
for the users. Some Debian developers have been writing such patches so that we can still run Linux on this hardware, long before the topic was raised on the LKML. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: non-free firmware in kernel modules, aggregation and unclear copyright notice.

2005-04-08 Thread Josselin Mouette
documentation without an equal replacement is a real disserve for your users. GFDL documentation will still be available in the non-free archive. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux

Re: non-free firmware in kernel modules, aggregation and unclear copyright notice.

2005-04-08 Thread Josselin Mouette
copying of the documentations. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: I begin undestand debian community (comments to FAQ)

2005-04-20 Thread Josselin Mouette
what the FSF calls free. Again: if the GFDL hadn't been written by the FSF, nobody would have *ever* cared to call it free. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power

Re: modification of zlib/libpng license, is this legally usable?

2005-04-27 Thread Josselin Mouette
. If you don't want the library to be included in a proprietary product, you might want to use the LGPL, or the GPL with case-by-case exceptions for commercial products you approve. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL

Re: LGPL and GPL code together

2005-04-27 Thread Josselin Mouette
files need to be removed or all the other LGPL code relicensed to GPL. But the 'compatible' from the 5) in dfsg-faq sound like the mixture is okay and everything can stay as it is. It is okay to mix them, but the mix can only be distributed under the GPL, not the LGPL. -- Josselin Mouette

Re: Bug#309257: libpano12: patent problems

2005-05-16 Thread Josselin Mouette
Le lundi 16 mai 2005 à 20:33 +0200, Josselin Mouette a écrit : So what? Are we going to remove any piece of software for which a jackass claims he has some prior art? I meant some patent, of course. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Linux mark extortion

2005-06-19 Thread Josselin Mouette
not only providing Linux-based systems. I agree we should name the system Debian, not Debian foobar/something. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc

Non-free interpreted program based on a GPL library

2002-08-25 Thread Josselin Mouette
the software has to use a GPL-compatible license ? Thanks for your advice. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: PGP signature

Re: Non-free interpreted program based on a GPL library

2002-08-25 Thread Josselin Mouette
mysqlclient. Thanks for making things clear. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: PGP signature

Re: Non-free interpreted program based on a GPL library

2002-08-25 Thread Josselin Mouette
. The text of this license can also be found as the file `COPYING' in the distributions. while the .c files headers state that they are licensed under the LGPL. So what has been said is true for a GPL'ed library, but not for libmysqlclient. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette

Re: Bug#176267: ITP: mplayer -- Mplayer is a full-featured audioand video player for UN*X like systems

2003-01-29 Thread Josselin Mouette
encountered performance issues on my 700 MHz Athlon system with mplayer. That is a fact. Seven hundred million is a measurable number : the number of cycles per second on that system. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL

Re: MySQL-OpenSSL linking, news by MySQL team.about licensing

2003-04-02 Thread Josselin Mouette
. Isn't this also an issue with php4-mysql ? It is under the PHP license which is GPL-incompatible. What about the numerous PHP projects (many of which are even non-free) making use of these bindings ? -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Proposed statement wrt GNU FDL

2003-05-07 Thread Josselin Mouette
, but the FTP admins and I agreed that having non-free source code in a package's .orig.tar.gz was unacceptable even if it wasn't used for anything and did not appear in any binary packages. By removing invariant sections, don't we simply violate the GFDL ? -- .''`. Josselin Mouette

Re: The debate on Invariant sections (long)

2003-05-13 Thread Josselin Mouette
, and the fact it is documentation doesn't change anything to it. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: PGP signature

Re: The debate on Invariant sections (long)

2003-05-13 Thread Josselin Mouette
documentation is worse than having no documentation at all. Actually doing it is also the best way we have to make upstream authors change their minds about the GFDL. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: The debate on Invariant sections (long)

2003-05-14 Thread Josselin Mouette
documentation as well, that's fine, but I don't think you will find many volunteers to do that. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc

Re: GDB manual

2003-05-23 Thread Josselin Mouette
is invariant, and it is not free (even according to your own definition), whether it is secondary or not. Regards, -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom

Re: GDB manual

2003-05-26 Thread Josselin Mouette
sections is free for the GNU definition of freedom, instead of repeating around and around you are not convinced by our arguments. Maybe this would make a basis for more constructive discussion. Regards, -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: GFDL - status?

2003-07-07 Thread Josselin Mouette
this as DFSG-free. Regards, -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de message numériquement signée

Re: Licence opinion

2003-07-22 Thread Josselin Mouette
Le mar 22/07/2003 à 21:11, Andrew Suffield a écrit : I think it's a pretty silly license. I would ask upstream to change to a simple MIT/X11. Which is probably not what they want. LGPL would probably be closer to their wishes. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette

Re: mplayer licenses

2003-08-07 Thread Josselin Mouette
of code coming from so many various sources ? -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de message numériquement

Re: mplayer licenses

2003-08-07 Thread Josselin Mouette
Le jeu 07/08/2003 à 11:17, [EMAIL PROTECTED] a écrit : Josselin Mouette wrote: In case anybody's interested, I've just commited the GPLv2 'LICENSE' into CVS, to avoid further useless arguments. Could you please explain how the presence of a LICENSE file in a CVS tree affects in any

Re: A possible approach in solving the FDL problem

2003-08-07 Thread Josselin Mouette
for both. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de message numériquement signée

Re: A possible approach in solving the FDL problem

2003-08-12 Thread Josselin Mouette
-free? Because there are valuable non-free software. Such as the FSF manuals. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une

Re: A possible approach in solving the FDL problem

2003-08-12 Thread Josselin Mouette
and the willingness to remove non-free, and clearly the human brain (which was not designed for quantum reasoning) cannot deal with that, leading to incoherent behavior. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: A possible approach in solving the FDL problem

2003-08-13 Thread Josselin Mouette
on how the *software* author (not the license author) reads it. Without explicit clarification from the author of the FDL'ed stuff, the licensing is non-free. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian

Re: Advice on DFSG status of this licence

2003-08-20 Thread Josselin Mouette
quite reasonable. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de message numériquement signée

Re: SURVEY: Is the GNU FDL a DFSG-free license?

2003-08-21 Thread Josselin Mouette
opinion. Part 2. Status of Respondent Please mark with an X the following item only if it is true. [ X ] I am a Debian Developer as described in the Debian Constitution as of the date on this survey. === CUT HERE === -- .''`. Josselin Mouette

Re: SURVEY: Is the GNU FDL a DFSG-free license?

2003-08-22 Thread Josselin Mouette
which guidelines you intend to apply to documentation then? I'm rather curious to see which language tricks you will be using to justify the GFDL being free. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian

Re: [STATUS] SURVEY: Is the GNU FDL a DFSG-free license?

2003-08-24 Thread Josselin Mouette
of 3 of people who answered this survey disagree with your vision of pure FDL, so I'm afraid the obviously term should be removed from your analysis. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU

Re: A possible GFDL compromise

2003-08-24 Thread Josselin Mouette
*, WE HAVE NO RIGHT TO EXCLUDE IT FROM DISTRIBUTION! -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de message

Re: A possible GFDL compromise

2003-08-24 Thread Josselin Mouette
more control of the package contents in this case. So FDL shifts control over specific parts of the documentation to software author. Do you realize you are reasoning just like the proprietary software folks the FDL is supposedly meant to fight ? -- .''`. Josselin Mouette

Re: Is the GNU FDL a DFSG-free license?

2003-08-25 Thread Josselin Mouette
? -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de message numériquement signée

Re: A possible GFDL compromise

2003-08-25 Thread Josselin Mouette
are talking about. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de message numériquement signée

Re: A possible GFDL compromise

2003-08-25 Thread Josselin Mouette
Le lun 25/08/2003 à 08:38, Sergey V. Spiridonov a écrit : Josselin Mouette wrote: Do you realize you are reasoning just like the proprietary software folks the FDL is supposedly meant to fight ? There is a basic difference between free software foundation folks and proprietary software

Re: A possible GFDL compromise

2003-08-25 Thread Josselin Mouette
? You are a completely dumb moron. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de message numériquement signée

Re: A possible GFDL compromise

2003-08-25 Thread Josselin Mouette
to invariant sections or to the technical measures stuff in GFDL section 2? This is a matter of concern on this list. Regards, -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power

Re: Is the GNU FDL a DFSG-free license?

2003-08-25 Thread Josselin Mouette
Le lun 25/08/2003 à 16:21, Fedor Zuev a écrit : On Mon, 25 Aug 2003, Josselin Mouette wrote: Le lun 25/08/2003 ? 09:22, Fedor Zuev a ?crit : When you try to apply license outside of its scope you should expect to receive funny results. GFDL has a very narrow scope. It is bad

Re: A possible GFDL compromise

2003-08-25 Thread Josselin Mouette
Le lun 25/08/2003 à 20:32, Sergey V. Spiridonov a écrit : Josselin Mouette wrote: GPL doesn't take away freedom. It is a copyleft, full stop. As long as you respect the copyleft, you are free to do anything you want with the software. There is no limitation in what you can do

Re: Documentation and Sarge's Release Critical Policy

2003-08-27 Thread Josselin Mouette
not be read as: « L'ensemble des logiciels dans Debian demeureront totalement libres. » However, I believe Jérôme can read correctly and is not stupid; maybe he said that on purpose, and wants the social contract to be changed. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette

Re: A possible GFDL compromise

2003-08-27 Thread Josselin Mouette
assure compilable output, in the world. Funny one. I am sure you will point us to a magical OCR that can gather structural information and extract e.g. scientific formulas from a document. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Documentation and Sarge's Release Critical Policy

2003-08-27 Thread Josselin Mouette
to understand your sayings. I did believe you had read the translation, so sorry if my answer seemed a bit rude, it was not meant to. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power

Re: A possible GFDL compromise

2003-08-27 Thread Josselin Mouette
at all, if he will know, that Emacs and Manifesto written by the same man. (Btw, this if a far more usual and far more honest behavior, than strip Manifesto and continue to use it) You don't understand what free software is about. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette

Re: A possible GFDL compromise

2003-08-27 Thread Josselin Mouette
with such a limitation. Oh, but we already agree with such limitations. In the non-free section. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc

Debian logo DFSG-freeness

2003-08-27 Thread Josselin Mouette
. the backgrounds. It would be more clever to dual-license it under either the current license or another license; an old-style BSD license with advertising clause or a simple copyleft license come up as reasonable choices. Regards, -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL

Re: A possible GFDL compromise

2003-08-27 Thread Josselin Mouette
need to change our minds, and you don't need to change your license. That's not the way things work. You are free not to change your license, and we are free to drop your documents if we feel your license is not suitable. Regards, -- .''`. Josselin Mouette

Re: A possible GFDL compromise

2003-08-29 Thread Josselin Mouette
-free software we distribute. Regards, -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de message numériquement signée

Re: A possible GFDL compromise

2003-08-29 Thread Josselin Mouette
Le ven 29/08/2003 à 16:09, Mathieu Roy a écrit : The DFSG itself does not meet the DFSG itself, if you think that no text can be invariant. Do you intend to repeat the whole load of silly things we have read during last week on this list? -- .''`. Josselin Mouette

Re: [RESULTS] SURVEY: Is the GNU FDL a DFSG-free license?

2003-08-29 Thread Josselin Mouette
whether or not a license is DFSG-free. And the consensus is clear, even if we add your voice to the survey. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom

Re: [was A possible GFDL compromise] documentation eq software ?

2003-08-29 Thread Josselin Mouette
. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de message numériquement signée

Re: Is the GNU FDL a DFSG-free license?

2003-08-29 Thread Josselin Mouette
aware as you. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de message numériquement signée

Re: Can I modify the DFSG (and not derive from)?

2003-08-31 Thread Josselin Mouette
. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de message numériquement signée

Re: A possible GFDL compromise

2003-08-31 Thread Josselin Mouette
the name has to be changed. If the GFDL had such a clause instead of invariant sections, it would be considered free. Too bad, the DFSG still do not meet the DFSG if the GFDL do not meet the DFSG. Wrong. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED

(completely OFF-TOPIC)

2003-08-31 Thread Josselin Mouette
of Mathieu's intervention. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de message numériquement signée

Re: A possible GFDL compromise

2003-09-03 Thread Josselin Mouette
effect on all users, restricting the use of e.g. encrypted filesystems. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de

Re: A possible GFDL compromise: a proposal

2003-09-09 Thread Josselin Mouette
you'll go on ignoring what was already said in this thread, repeating things again and again.) -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc

Re: A possible GFDL compromise: a proposal

2003-09-09 Thread Josselin Mouette
in a private directory with 0600 permissions. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de message numériquement

Re: Does the Official Debian Logo fail the DFSG test?

2003-09-19 Thread Josselin Mouette
, but the swirl logo fails the DFSG as well, as you can only use it to refer to the project, and it doesn't allow explicitly other uses. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power

Re: A possible GFDL compromise: a proposal

2003-09-19 Thread Josselin Mouette
. If you find it in a package, please report a serious bug against it. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de

Re: A possible GFDL compromise: a proposal

2003-09-21 Thread Josselin Mouette
guidelines for documentation or data would lead straightly to the same definition. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une

Re: A possible GFDL compromise: a proposal

2003-09-21 Thread Josselin Mouette
are the same but they are small differences. Name them. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de

Re: Unidentified subject!

2003-09-22 Thread Josselin Mouette
parts of the Debian operating system, including documentations (BUT NOT THE OFFICIAL DEBIAN LOGO WHICH IS NOT PART OF THE DEBIAN OPERATING SYSTEM), must be DFSG-free. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: License requirements for DSP binaries?

2003-09-22 Thread Josselin Mouette
suitable for main. However, if modifying them is achievable and potentially useful, they could be considered the same as bitmap pictures when the layered source is missing. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL

Re: License requirements for DSP binaries?

2003-09-24 Thread Josselin Mouette
Le lun 22/09/2003 à 16:04, Sam Hocevar a écrit : On Mon, Sep 22, 2003, Josselin Mouette wrote: If the binaries were entirely written using assembly code, the binary here equates the source. This is very rarely true. Even assembly code has variable and function names, comments

Re: Starting to talk

2003-09-25 Thread Josselin Mouette
FREE (it is written free on it, so it is certainly free) documentation from the GREAT GNU project ? -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc

Re: use of official logo in app splash screens

2003-09-26 Thread Josselin Mouette
logo would be great to use, and certain packages already do, except it has a non-free license! The solution is not to stop using it, but rather to change its licensing. Sadly, it will probably require a GR. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: stepping in between Debian and FSF [Was: A possible GFDL compromise: a proposal]

2003-09-27 Thread Josselin Mouette
, and am sure I am not alone on this list. I hope the GR can be voted soon.) -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une

Re: GFDL

2003-09-30 Thread Josselin Mouette
? -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de message numériquement signée.

Re: MPlayer DFSG compatibility status

2003-10-08 Thread Josselin Mouette
the ftpmasters that his package is 100 % free software, and free of patent issues. You can call this discrimination, I will call this careful attention towards some people who already proved to be incompetent regarding legal issues. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette

Re: MPlayer DFSG compatibility status

2003-10-08 Thread Josselin Mouette
decode WMV8. As Gabucino mentioned, it can also decode WMV9 using the win32 DLL's, but distributing them is presumably illegal, so this is only a solution for those who have a copy of some Windows version on their computer. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL

Unicode data licensing and gucharmap

2003-11-02 Thread Josselin Mouette
. So the question is, does this licensing allow for shipping the generated files under any license? Here, the GPL. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom

Re: Reproducible, precompiled .o files: what say policy+gpl?

2004-10-18 Thread Josselin Mouette
as the source is available alongside. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de message numériquement signée

Re: Bug#216667: Freetype patent issues

2004-01-23 Thread Josselin Mouette
it is actually enforceable. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de message numériquement signée.

Re: If DFSG apply to non-software, is GPL*L* incompatible with DFSG?

2004-02-28 Thread Josselin Mouette
think effectively stop Debian from distributing any GPLed work on a CD which conforms to the DFSG. Oh dear. Poor, poor horses. Even dead, they are never left alone. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: The GPL license document COPYING is not DFSG-free

2004-03-25 Thread Josselin Mouette
. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de message numériquement signée.

libdvdcss in non-us?

2004-07-12 Thread Josselin Mouette
, there is no reason for us to have problems if it is distributed in non-us. Wouldn't it be an appropriate place to distribute it? -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power

Re: GPL and command-line libraries

2004-11-02 Thread Josselin Mouette
to it using ELF or not is irrelevant. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de message numériquement signée

Re: Bug#325653: Please check draft font license for StixFonts - is it suitably free?

2005-08-30 Thread Josselin Mouette
to Postscript), in which case the normal and reasonable distortion that occurs during such conversion shall be permitted; and (b) additional glyphs or characters may be added to the Fonts, so long as the base set of glyphs is not modified or removed. Regards, -- .''`. Josselin Mouette

Re: Bug#325653: Please check draft font license for StixFonts - is it suitably free?

2005-08-30 Thread Josselin Mouette
, but if you change this to that, it's properly free. This is exactly why I added debian-legal as a CC, but you removed it in your reply. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux

Re: Bug#325653: Please check draft font license for StixFonts - is it suitably free?

2005-08-30 Thread Josselin Mouette
the headers. Please, keep the discussion on the debian-legal mailing list (which has nothing to do with the bug tracking system) and stop answering privately. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: CDDL, OpenSolaris, Choice-of-venue and the star package ...

2005-09-08 Thread Josselin Mouette
, but they should try to modify the DFSG then. Could you explain why DFSG#5 couldn't be invoked in this case? -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc

Re: CDDL, OpenSolaris, Choice-of-venue and the star package ...

2005-09-09 Thread Josselin Mouette
Le vendredi 09 septembre 2005 à 00:41 +0200, Marco d'Itri a écrit : On Sep 09, Josselin Mouette [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: There is nothing wrong with this, and I'm not a fan of choice of venue clauses either, but they should try to modify the DFSG then. Could you explain why DFSG#5

Re: Linux Documentation Project License (LDPL) v2.0

2005-09-26 Thread Josselin Mouette
demonstrably be translated back and forth to one of those formats without loss of information. This wording is even worse than source format, IMHO. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux

Re: Is VIGRA Artistic License licence free and GPL-compatible ?

2005-09-26 Thread Josselin Mouette
the software. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom

Re: Is VIGRA Artistic License licence free and GPL-compatible ?

2005-09-26 Thread Josselin Mouette
on) of the operating system on which the executable runs, unless that component itself accompanies the executable. -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU

Re: Finjan NG5000 Web Proxy

2005-11-09 Thread Josselin Mouette
of the GPL. Regards, -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom

Re: contrib or main?

2005-12-07 Thread Josselin Mouette
; their mere existence is sufficient) Shouldn't packages that require something outside the archive, be it free or not, be in contrib? -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux

Re: pymedia DFSG compliant ?

2005-12-10 Thread Josselin Mouette
and cannot be shipped. Regards, -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom signature.asc Description: Ceci est une partie de message numériquement signée

gnome-vfs daemon, GPL and LGPL

2006-02-23 Thread Josselin Mouette
this makes the dependent applications become subject to the GPL? Is a non-GPL-compatible application making use of gnome-vfs violating the license? -- .''`. Josselin Mouette/\./\ : :' : [EMAIL PROTECTED] `. `'[EMAIL PROTECTED] `- Debian GNU

[Fwd: Re: gnome-themes and licensing]

2006-04-27 Thread Josselin Mouette
Some artists unhappy with the wording of the (L)GPL are looking for free art licenses, with or without copyleft. What would your recommendations for such licenses be? The BSD or Artistic licenses look fine for the latter case, but how about the former? -- .''`. Josselin Mouette

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