Bug#657244: batik bundles a non free colour profile in pdf-transcoder.jar

Vincent Fourmond fourmond at debian.org
Wed Jan 25 07:57:24 UTC 2012

clone 657244 -1
reassign -1 fop
found -1 fop/1:1.0.dfsg2-6
retitle -1 src/java/org/apache/fop/pdf/ sRGB Color Space Profile.icm is non-free

On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 11:54 PM, Karl Goetz <karl at kgoetz.id.au> wrote:
> >From [1], it seems the pdf-transcoder.jar in batik contains a colour
> profile with a crazy licence.
>  "...permission to use, copy and distribute this file for any purpose is
>  hereby granted without fee, provided that the file is not changed
>  including the HP copyright notice tag, ... "
> The file will need to be removed from the jar, or the jar (and pdf
> support) removed from batik :/

  Actually, it's more annoying than this. As far as I can tell, batik
doesn't use this binary jar (and it should have been stripped from the
debian source ages ago). Unfortunately, the jar comes from fop, and
the incriminated file is present in fop source, which makes it
unsuitable for main...

  Thanks for your report,


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