[Debian GNUstep maintainers] Bug#487143: gnustep-gui-common: images under non-free license

Mark Hymers mhy at debian.org
Thu Jun 19 18:51:14 UTC 2008

Package: gnustep-gui-common
Severity: serious
Justification: DFSG non-free

Whilst processing gnustep-gui-0.14.0 in NEW, the following was found in

Images may be used by developers for the creation of Freely
distributable software to run under any OpenStep environment
*INCLUDING* GNUstep.  Note that apps using these images may not need to
be distributed under the GPL, but be freely distributed in at least
binary form.

If you have a special requirement or need images or design help with
any GNUstep project please feel free to contact me and I will russle
something up for you as quickly as I can to integrate into your


Conditions of use:

No image may be visually modified in any way without express
permission of the designer
(http://www.gnustep.org/UserSuite/UserSuite.html) My efforts here are
to keep GNUstep elegant and I don't want to waste my time with people
mucking things up -- sorry if this offends you.

Images must only be used for the development of application software
for free deployment under OpenStep *AND* it must compile and run for

A quick check of the packages already in the archive shows that this
license is also present in the versions in etch, lenny, sid and
experimental, hence this bug.



-- System Information:
Debian Release: 4.0
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.18-4-k7
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)

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