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Re: Possible problem with licensing of liberation-fonts



On Fri, 2007-08-03 at 15:00 +0100, Jonathan Underwood wrote:
> 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").

Welp, then the maintainer of that package needs to update to
liberation-fonts-0.2. :)

~spot


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