License headers missing

Bug #190862 reported by Chris Halse Rogers on 2008-02-11
10
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
tomboy
Unknown
Medium
tomboy (Ubuntu)
High
Kevin Kubasik

Bug Description

Binary package hint: tomboy

The licensing for tomboy is a mess. Of the files under the Tomboy directory, only the PrintNotes addin has any copyright headers (and these are GPL-2, not LGPL-2.1, which is missed in debian/copyright). Furthermore, libtomboy/tomboy*.{c,h} lack headers, and the debian/copyright file lacks the LGPL-2.1 preamble, and has ambiguous licensing for the uuencoded xpm files.

Changed in tomboy:
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Confirmed
Emilio Pozuelo Monfort (pochu) wrote :

I don't think the GPL 2.1 exists...

description: updated
Kevin Kubasik (kkubasik) wrote :

In Subversion, neds love from someone who knows what were gonna license it them under.

Changed in tomboy:
assignee: nobody → kkubasik
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Changed in tomboy:
status: Unknown → Confirmed
Pedro Fragoso (ember) wrote :

0.9.7 still have some incorrect headers Kevin:

libtomboy/tomboyutil.h: LGPL (v2 or later)
libtomboy/tomboyutil.c: LGPL (v2 or later)
libtomboy/eggaccelerators.c: LGPL (v2 or later)
libtomboy/eggaccelerators.h: LGPL (v2 or later)
libtomboy/contrast.h: MIT/X11 (BSD like)
libtomboy/eggtrayicon.h: LGPL (v2 or later) (with incorrect FSF address)
libtomboy/tomboykeybinder.c: LGPL (v2 or later)
libtomboy/contrast.c: MIT/X11 (BSD like)
libtomboy/tomboykeybinder.h: LGPL (v2 or later)
libtomboy/eggtrayicon.c: LGPL (v2 or later) (with incorrect FSF address)
ltmain.sh: GPL (v2 or later) GENERATED FILE
Tomboy/Addins/PrintNotes/gtksourceprintjob.h: GPL (v2 or later) (with incorrect FSF address)
Tomboy/Addins/PrintNotes/gedit-print.c: GPL (v2 or later) (with incorrect FSF address)
Tomboy/Addins/PrintNotes/gtksourceprintjob.c: GPL (v2 or later) (with incorrect FSF address)
Tomboy/Addins/PrintNotes/gedit-print.h: GPL (v2 or later) (with incorrect FSF address)
pmf@oblivion:~/Desktop/tomboy/tomboy-0.9.7$

Pedro Fragoso (ember) wrote :

Marking confirmed since this is not really fixed/commited

Changed in tomboy:
status: Fix Committed → Confirmed
Changed in tomboy:
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in tomboy:
importance: Unknown → Medium
Changed in tomboy:
status: Confirmed → In Progress
Changed in tomboy:
status: In Progress → Unknown
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