[Geany] Problem with scintilla license
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Sat Jun 24 19:06:21 UTC 2006
----- Forwarded message from Joerg Jaspert <ftpmaster at debian.org> -----
Delivery-date: Sat, 24 Jun 2006 15:43:38 -0300
From: Joerg Jaspert <ftpmaster at debian.org>
To: Damián Viano <debian at damianv.com.ar>
Subject: geany_0.7-1_i386.changes REJECTED
rejected, due to copyright problems.
This packages source includes scintilla, but removed that codes license.txt, which
is a violation of the scintilla license. It is ok to copy code, if one follows the
For you that means: Get upstream to fix its package, and then you need to list all
different licenses in debian/copyright. After both is done you can reupload.
Until then it is not distributable, not even for upstream...
----- End forwarded message -----
The license is in http://scintilla.sourceforge.net/License.txt and I
think it should be distributed along with geany, as Joerg points out.
I hope you can include it in the next release, maybe a 0.7.1 ? until
0.8 is ready? If this is an option, we may also include some more
translations (at least spanish was introduced after 0.7, by me).
P.S.: For those not familiar with debian procedures the forwarded mail
is a reject to include geany in debian for the stated reasons, of course
I'll re-upload once this problems get worked out.
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