[OSGeo-Standards] OGC XML schemas and FOSS4G softwaredistribution
p.baumann at jacobs-university.de
Mon Feb 16 22:44:55 PST 2015
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OGC Chief Engineer, CTO
gpercivall at opengeospatial.org <mailto:gpercivall at opengeospatial.org>
On 02/17/2015 07:35 AM, Jody Garnett wrote:
> Thanks Bas, so how do we get OGC in contact with Debian FTP masters? OSGeo is
> in this case cheering from the sidelines .. as this kind of gap is something
> that can be patched.
> Jody Garnett
> On 16 February 2015 at 16:11, Sebastiaan Couwenberg <sebastic at xs4all.nl
> <mailto:sebastic at xs4all.nl>> wrote:
> On 02/16/2015 11:05 PM, Jody Garnett wrote:
> > Would love to have feedback from from Bas to see if the result would get
> > past the Debian guidelines.
> Your proposed text is certainly an improvement, and more likely to be
> acceptable to the Debian FTP masters. I cannot speak on their behalf,
> but it seems to address the concerns raised in TinyOWS rejection thread.
> IANAL, but I think because how the Copyright FAQ (legalfaq) is referred
> to in the Document Notice it's clear that it's an addendum to the
> license and should be considered part of the license terms.
> Further clarifying the terms for schemas, and also documenting the terms
> for CITE tests in the legalfaq is likely sufficient and changes to the
> Document & Software Notice terms themselves won't be required.
> There has not been a clear statement by the Debian FTP masters about
> whether the OGC Software Notice are considered DFSG compliant. But
> because of the similarity between the OGC Software Notice and W3C
> Software Notice terms chances are good that they are DFSG compliant.
> There is a lot of software in the Debian main repository with
> W3C-Software licensed works.
> We need to get OGC in contact with the Debian FTP masters to get clear
> statements from both parties on which terms apply to different works,
> and which terms are acceptable with respect to the DFSG.
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