[Fedora-legal-list] ISO-HTML DTD license
Tom "spot" Callaway
tcallawa at redhat.com
Wed Feb 18 18:51:36 UTC 2009
On 2009-02-16 at 17:38:39 -0500, Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta at iki.fi> wrote:
> The w3c-markup-validator package contains a copy of the "ISO-HTML" DTD
> in /usr/share/sgml/w3c-markup-validator/ISO-HTML/15445.dtd which contains:
> Copyright (C) 2000, IETF, W3C (MIT, Inria, Keio), ISO/IEC.
> All Rights Reserved.
> Permission to copy in any form is granted for use with
> validating and conforming systems and applications as defined
> in ISO/IEC 15445:2000, provided this copyright notice is included
> with all copies.
> Is the "for use with ..." part a problem wrt. inclusion in Fedora? The
> definitions of validating and conforming systems are documented at
Yes, it is a problem. That license is non-free.
> If it is a problem, is evicting the file from binary packages enough, or
> should it be removed from inside source rpms too?
Evicting the file from binary packages is sufficient, we have permission
to copy it.
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