[sword-devel] Remaining licence/copyright issues (was: SWORD 1.6.0RC2)

Dmitrijs Ledkovs dmitrij.ledkov at gmail.com
Thu Apr 23 18:48:51 MST 2009

2009/4/22 Jonathan Marsden <jmarsden at fastmail.fm>:
> One quick first impression: there are still a few files in the RC2 tarball
> that
>  licencecheck -r *
>  src/modules/common/sapphire.cpp: *No copyright* UNKNOWN


   Implementation of POSIX directory browsing functions and types for Win32.

   Kevlin Henney (mailto:kevlin at acm.org), March 1997.

   Copyright Kevlin Henney, 1997. All rights reserved.

   Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its
   documentation for any purpose is hereby granted without fee, provided
   that this copyright and permissions notice appear in all copies and
   derivatives, and that no charge may be made for the software and its
   documentation except to cover cost of distribution.

   This software is supplied "as is" without express or implied warranty.

   But that said, if there are any problems please get in touch.


This meets DFSG criteria so it can be distributed by debian. IMHO it
can be linked compiled by GPLv2 software..... not a lawyer though.

DFSG criteria can be found here:

With best regards

Dmitrijs Ledkovs (for short Dima),
Ледков Дмитрий Юрьевич

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