Springlobby, spring-engine, spring-mods-kernelpanic packages in New queue
scott at open-vote.org
Mon Sep 14 14:43:45 BST 2009
James Westby wrote:
> On Mon Sep 07 01:00:23 +0100 2009 Scott Ritchie wrote:
>> The initial versions of these packages were uploaded long before feature
>> freeze, however they were rejected due to incompleteness in the
>> copyright file. I've since cleaned it up and reuploaded - I was told
>> this was ok. If I need to file a Freeze Exception let me know.
> Are these packages intended for multiverse?
No, regular Universe.
> spring-engine is non-free, so will have to go there if at all:
> Any person wishing to distribute modifications to the Software is
> requested to send the modifications to the original developer so that
> they can be incorporated into the canonical version.
This isn't a license requirement, just an informal request.
Spring-engine is still GPL.
> springlobby appears to be undistributable in its current form:
> Copyright (C) 1991-2, RSA Data Security, Inc. Created 1991. All rights
> reserved. License to copy and use this software is granted provided that
> it is identified as the "RSA Data Security, Inc. MD5 Message-Digest
> Algorithm" in all material mentioning or referencing this software or
> this function. License is also granted to make and use derivative works
> provided that such works are identified as "derived from the RSA Data
> Security, Inc. MD5 Message-Digest Algorithm" in all material mentioning
> or referencing the derived work.
> which is an extra restriction, which is disallowed by the GPL, which is
> the predominant license of the package.
This file has been removed in the latest version and replaced with a
non-RSA-derived one. I may need to make a new upload, I forget if the
version in the queue includes this change.
> In addition, you don't reproduce the warranty disclaimer debian/copyright,
> as required by the GPL.
> I haven't rejected the packages yet, as I would like a second opinion.
Let me know if there are any other issues.
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