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Re: Experiment: gcc and doxygen
On Fri, Feb 15, 2002 at 03:11:02PM -0500, Phil Edwards wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 15, 2002 at 08:31:14PM +0100, Florian Weimer wrote:
> > Phil Edwards <email@example.com> writes:
> > > 2) GraphViz is from AT&T (http://www.research.att.com/sw/tools/graphviz/),
> > > with a spinoff at www.graphviz.org, and last time I checked required
> > > strange AT&T tools to build from source. Get a prebuilt binary.
> > GraphViz is not free software, at least that's my reading of the
> > license.
> Quoting from their download page:
> graphviz is open source licensed software. It may be redistributed
> without cost in other software distributions, as long as the license
> terms (such as redistributing the source intact) are met. We believe
> the license conforms to the Open Source Definition but they won't tell
> us their decision.
> It then goes on to state the differences between their license and the GPL.
> I am rabidly apathetic about GPL issues. My personal litmus test is:
> if Debian distributes it, it's free enough.
In other words, it is not "part of" Debian. I'm not terribly
comfortable with requiring it to build docs; Debian stopped doing so
for precisely this reason, I believe.
Daniel Jacobowitz Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software Debian GNU/Linux Developer