[Pkg-xmpp-devel] Bug#593799: Distributes DFSG non-free parts in source package

Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo cascardo at minaslivre.org
Sat Aug 21 01:33:30 UTC 2010

Package: libjs-jac
Severity: serious

jsjac includes a jsmin.c and its corresponding executable, that is
licensed as follows:

Copyright (c) 2002 Douglas Crockford  (www.crockford.com)

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a
copy of this software and associated documentation files (the
"Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including
without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish,
distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to
permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to
the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included
in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

The Software shall be used for Good, not Evil.

This has been already stated as non-free in other discussions in Debian.
Take a look at this thread, for example:

Since that is used for minification, there will be a regression or other
software must be used. There is, for example, yui-compressor,
libjavascript-packer-perl, and the PHP port of this last one in the
source code.

Probably, there will be a future upload using libjavascript-packer-perl
or a script using it.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux (SMP w/2 CPU cores; PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

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