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Re: Possible problem with licensing of liberation-fonts



On 03/08/07, Matthias Clasen <mclasen redhat com> wrote:
> > > > Actually, a related issue is that the License.txt file refers to GPL
> > > > v2, and grants exceptions to that (which is the point of centention
> > > > with Debian) *but* the COPYING file that is distributed with the fonts
> > > > is the LGPL v2 file. That is presumably in error.
> >
> > I double checked, and in liberation-fonts-0.2, COPYING is the GPLv2, not
> > the LGPLv2.
>
> This problem was fixed some time ago.
>

Nope, not here:

liberation-fonts-0.1-9.fc7

COPYING begins with the line: GNU LIBRARY GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE

It is the early version of the LGPL, to be seen here:

http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/library.txt

(before the "L" came to mean "Lesser").

Jonathan.


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