[Dev] [Parabola] Freedom issues in lame, cdrkit, SDL, foomatic-filters, freepascal, unzip

Nicolás Reynolds fauno at kiwwwi.com.ar
Thu May 17 16:15:47 GMT 2012


Henry Jensen <hjensen at gmx.de> writes:

> Hello,
>
> a number of freedom bugs have been reported at the ConnochaetOS Bug
> Report forum.
>
> It seems that all this bugs exists in many (if not most) other free
> distros as well, which is why report them here, too. I also didn't found
> this issues at
> http://libreplanet.org/wiki/List_of_software_that_does_not_respect_the_Free_System_Distribution_Guidelines
>
> Personally I checked Parabola and Trisquel (couldn't locate BLAGs
> source repo), but other free distros might very possible affected as
> well.
>
>
> lame
> ====
> http://www.connochaetos.org/forum/topic.php?id=1494
>
> In lame-3.98.4/frontend/portableio.c
>
>     * This code may be used and freely distributed as long as it
> includes
>     * this copyright notice and the warranty information.
>
> So it can be used and distributed, but says nothing about being able to
> modify it.
>
> Found in ConnochaetOS, Parabola and Trisquel

I just confirmed the 3.99 release removed the portableio files

http://lame.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/lame/lame/frontend/portableio.c?view=log&pathrev=MAIN
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