Following up to Debian bug #411078 (http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=411078
Hi aMSN team,
I am Mohammed AdnÃ¨ne Trojette and I am a Debian Developer. I am currently working on
a release critical bug for Debian in aMSN about the licensing of some files in the source.
It would be really great if you could please confirm the statement below as soon as possible,
so that we can keep aMSN in our stable release.
The following files and directories are released under the Tcl-license terms (see below):
The authors hereby grant permission to use, copy, modify, distribute,
and license this software and its documentation for any purpose, provided
that existing copyright notices are retained in all copies and that this
notice is included verbatim in any distributions. No written agreement,
license, or royalty fee is required for any of the authorized uses.
Modifications to this software may be copyrighted by their authors
and need not follow the licensing terms described here, provided that
the new terms are clearly indicated on the first page of each file where
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR DISTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY
FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES
ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, ITS DOCUMENTATION, OR ANY
DERIVATIVES THEREOF, EVEN IF THE AUTHORS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE
POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
THE AUTHORS AND DISTRIBUTORS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES,
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THIS SOFTWARE
IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, AND THE AUTHORS AND DISTRIBUTORS HAVE
NO OBLIGATION TO PROVIDE MAINTENANCE, SUPPORT, UPDATES, ENHANCEMENTS, OR
GOVERNMENT USE: If you are acquiring this software on behalf of the
U.S. government, the Government shall have only "Restricted Rights"
in the software and related documentation as defined in the Federal
Acquisition Regulations (FARs) in Clause 52.227.19 (c) (2). If you
are acquiring the software on behalf of the Department of Defense, the
software shall be classified as "Commercial Computer Software" and the
Government shall have only "Restricted Rights" as defined in Clause
252.227-7013 (c) (1) of DFARs. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the
authors grant the U.S. Government and others acting in its behalf
permission to use and distribute the software in accordance with the
terms specified in this license.
Please could you also include license.terms in aMSN's sources for the next release as specified:
% grep -r license.terms *
utils/base64/yencode.tcl:# See the file "license.terms" for information on usage and redistribution
utils/base64/base64.tcl:# See the file "license.terms" for information on usage and redistribution
utils/base64/uuencode.tcl:# See the file "license.terms" for information on usage and redistribution
utils/macosx/QuickTimeTcl3.1/movie.tcl:# See the file "license.terms" for information on usage and redistribution
utils/BWidget-1.7.0/Makefile.in:# See the file "license.terms" for information on usage and redistribution
utils/BWidget-1.7.0/ChangeLog: * LICENSE.txt: Removed LGPL license; added Tcl-license terms.
utils/http2.4/http.tcl:# See the file "license.terms" for information on usage and
Thanks for your work on aMSN and for your help.