[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#625749: Bug#625749: ttf-takao: Debian packaging license should be compatible with upstream

Christian PERRIER bubulle at debian.org
Fri May 6 05:00:36 UTC 2011

Quoting Tatsuya Kinoshita (tats at vega.ocn.ne.jp):
> Package: ttf-takao
> Version: 003.02.01-4
> Severity: wishlist
> The upstream license, IPA Font License Agreement v1.0, is copyleft
> license and incompatible with GPL.
> However, this Debian packaging license is GPL-3.  It is problematic
> if the upstream part is modified with packaging.
> Please consider the Debian packaging license to be compatible with
> upstream, as follows:
> ----
> Files: debian/*
> Copyright: 2009-2011, Hideki Yamane (Debian-JP) <henrich at debian.or.jp>
>            2010, Jun Kobayashi <jkbys at ubuntu.com>
> License:
>  This work is distributed under the terms of either
>  IPA Font License Agreement v1.0 or GNU General Public License.
>  .
>  On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License
>  version 3 can be found in `/usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-3'.

Hideki, Jun,

Do you formally agree with this and are you OK  to change the license
of the packaging of the abovementioned font package accordingly?

We need a formal agreement by both of you guys to make this change.

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