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bug #21635: Nondistributable documentation (conflicting licenses)

Submitted by:  Andreas Metzler <ametzler>
Submitted on:  Sat 24 Nov 2007 12:11:27 PM UTC  
Category:  documentation Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  James Youngman <jay>
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  4.3.9 Fixed Release:  4.3.11

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Thu 29 Nov 2007 11:32:45 AM UTC, comment #2: 

The patches I mentioned have all been checked in, and regeprops.texi is generated with an FDL 1.2 header.   I believe that as of the current state of the CVS tree, all the licenses are consistent and that therefore this bug is fixed.

James Youngman <jay>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Sat 24 Nov 2007 12:45:36 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Except for regexprops.texi, the licenses of all these files have now been clarified (in patches send to -email is unavailable- but not yet committed to CVS).  

James Youngman <jay>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Sat 24 Nov 2007 12:11:27 PM UTC, original submission:  

doc/find.texi doc/getdate.texi doc/perm.texi doc/regexprops.texi are combined into findutils.info. However the different licenses are not compatible:

Permission is granted to make and distribute verbatim copies of
this manual provided the copyright notice and this permission notice are preserved on all copies.

Permission is granted to process this file through TeX and print the results, provided the printed document carries copying permission notice identical to this one except for the removal of this paragraph (this paragraph not being relevant to the printed manual).

@end ignore
Permission is granted to copy and distribute modified versions of this manual under the conditions for verbatim copying, provided that the entire resulting derived work is distributed under the terms of a permission notice identical to this one.

Permission is granted to copy and distribute translations of this
manual into another language, under the above conditions for modified versions, except that this permission notice may be stated in a translation approved by the Foundation.

@c Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document @c under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or @c any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no @c Invariant Sections, with no Front-Cover Texts, and with no Back-Cover @c Texts. A copy of the license is included in the ``GNU Free @c Documentation License'' file as part of this distribution.

split off from bug #21632

Andreas Metzler <ametzler>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2007-12-02 jay Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
        Fixed ReleaseNone => 4.3.11
    2007-11-29 jay StatusIn Progress => Fixed
    2007-11-24 jay StatusNone => In Progress
        Assigned toNone => jay
    2007-11-24 ametzler Carbon-CopyRemoved 20807 => -

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