buggNewSense GNU/Linux - Bugs: bug #33409, a2ps.pl has a non-commercial clause


bug #33409: a2ps.pl has a non-commercial clause

Submitter:  Jason Self <jxself>
Submitted:  Thu 26 May 2011 05:41:43 PM UTC
Category:  gNewSense 3 Severity:  5 - Blocker
Item Group:  All architectures Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  samgee
Open/Closed:  Closed
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Fri 27 May 2011 06:27:39 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Fix for metad committed. This package is not in Parkes.

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Thu 26 May 2011 05:41:43 PM UTC, original submission:  

According to the FSF's Free Software Definition, a free program must be available for commercial use, commercial development, and commercial distribution.

From the a2ps.pl-1.45 file in a2ps-perl-ja_1.45.orig.tar.gz:

% Copyright (c) 1988, Miguel Santana, -email is unavailable-
% Permission is granted to copy and distribute this file in modified
% or unmodified form, for noncommercial use, provided (a) this copyright
% notice is preserved, (b) no attempt is made to restrict redistribution
% of this file, and (c) this file is not distributed as part of any
% collection whose redistribution is restricted by a compilation copyright.

Jason Self <jxself>
Project Member


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2011-05-28 samgee StatusReady For Test Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen Closed
    2011-05-27 samgee Item GroupNone All architectures
        StatusNone Ready For Test
        Assigned toNone samgee

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