[theora-dev] Re: theora/doc/draft-* licenses

Luca Barbato lu_zero at gentoo.org
Wed Oct 25 09:07:42 PDT 2006

Robert Bihlmeyer wrote:
> Hi,
> the IETF drafts had to be removed from the Debian package recently because
> IETF RFCs/drafts are (per default) not conformant to the Debian Free Software
> Guidelines, see <URL:http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=390665>.
> It would be nice if Phil and Luca could dual-license the drafts under a
> DFSG-free license also ... most straight-forward would be libtheora's own
> license (COPYING). Another suggestion is Simon Josefsson's update to BCP79,
> see <URL:http://josefsson.org/bcp78broken/>.

I see the problem, the josefsson proposal is nice.

> Maybe the drafts are already meant to be covered by libtheora's COPYING file,
> but I couldn't find any statements to that effect.

The draft aren't covered still I don't have any problems in using
Josefsson's proposed boilerplate.

> What do you say?
> Thanks for your consideration,



Luca Barbato

Gentoo/linux Gentoo/PPC

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