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Re: Prayertime Library
- To: General Arabization Discussion <general at arabeyes dot org>
- Subject: Re: Prayertime Library
- From: abdulhaq <al-arabeyes at alinsyria dot fsnet dot co dot uk>
- Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2003 13:08:33 +0000
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I've run into Waleed's work before and I tried emailing him (it appears that
he's an IT professor now). I did not get a reply and I have the impression he
doesn't want to deal with his old programs any more. However, his original
copyright notice is unambiguous and is obviously not GPL. I suspect that the
brother who debian-ised is was a bit careless about attaching the GPL notice
to it as it's the original license which is correct. It is possible that his
licence is equivalent to the GPL but I am not a lawyer.
You can freely use his code of course providing you adhere to the conditions
stipulated in his original licence.
On Monday 01 December 2003 11:04 am, Mohammed Elzubeir wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 02:28:55AM -0800, Ahmad Twaijry wrote:
> > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> > Hash: SHA1
> > Here what I have found in the file
> > /* hdate.c v1.1
> > *
> > * Copyright (c) 1992 by Waleed A. Muhanna
> > *
> > * Permission for nonprofit use and redistribution of this software and
> > * its documentation is hereby granted without fee, provided that the
> > * above copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that
> > copyright * notice and this permission notice appear in supporting
> > documentation. *
> > * No representation is made about the suitability of this software for
> > any
> > * purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.
> > *
> > * Send any comments/suggestions/fixes/additions to:
> > * wmuhanna at magnus dot acs dot ohio-state dot edu
> > *
> > */
> > does this mean its under GPL ?
> No, not necessarily. But, I grabbed the debian package 'apt-get source
> hdate' and reading the 'copyright' file, it is clearly GPL.