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Re: [gNewSense-users] Ubuntu Calendar Packages

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Ubuntu Calendar Packages
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2007 22:20:31 +0930

On Mon, 2007-09-17 at 08:41 -0400, Kevin M. Dean wrote:
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> This evening I got word from Daniel Holbach that, due to my inquiry, the
> ubuntu-calendar set of packages has been licensed retroactively as
> Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike, a license considered by the FSF
> to be a Free license.
> The following has been added to the latest changelog version of this
> package in Gutsy:
>   * Include the licence text of the CC-BY-SA 3.0 Licence in the
>     debian/copyright file and in the package top-level.  Consider this
>     change to be retconned into all previous versions of this package,
>     so you may use the same licence for those.

As far as i know, only 2.0 has been properly inspected by the FSF. I
will also add at this point that there are folks on the debian-legal
list who are still questioning the freeness of CC-BY-SA 3.0 (well,
In all seriousness, i think this package [c,s]should be removed from

Random thoughts,

> This news allows us to close bug 00115
> (
> I've removed ubuntu-calendar from SuspectedNonFree.
> This ALSO means that Main U is now certified to be 100% Free, I've
> updated the site to reflect that.
> Cool. :)

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