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Re: 1.5.0-alpha2 contrib/ license audit

From: Daniel L. Rall <dlr_at_finemaltcoding.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2008 10:12:46 -0800

On Mon, 10 Mar 2008, Peter Samuelson wrote:

> FYI - I've updated my contrib/ copyright license audit, the file that
> helps me keep track of which bits of the subversion tarball I have to
> delete before shipping it in Debian, by virtue of not having explicit
> permission from the authors to ship those files, and not knowing what
> license terms they favor even if we can assume implicit permission to
> distribute.
>
> svn://svn.debian.org/pkg-subversion/branches/1.5.x/debian/contrib-license-audit
>
> I only audit the contrib/ directory, as everything else in the tarball
> is implicitly covered by the Subversion license.
>
> I'd be very happy if all the files I've flagged as undistributable were
> either marked with proper license information, or deleted, before 1.5.0
> ships. It's not a huge deal, but it's nice not to have to repack the
> tarball to remove bits before I ship. I do note that several files I
> flagged in 1.4.x have since been tagged with license info, so that's
> good.
...
> * No license :(, must remove from tarball:
> cgi/mirror_dir_through_svn.*
> client-side/diff-wrap.sh
> client-side/diff3wrap.bat
> client-side/diffwrap.bat
> client-side/svn-log.pl
> client-side/svn_all_diffs.pl
> client-side/svn_load_dirs/*
> client-side/vim/*
> hook-scripts/detect-merge-conflicts.sh
> server-side/backup-recipe.sh
> server-side/load_repo_with_mergesensitive_copy.sh

Peter, I've put a proper license on diff-wrap.sh, and nominated that change
for backport to the 1.5.x release.

It'd be great if the authors of these other scripts would do the same.

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