Le 27/01/2013 20:26, Julian Gilbey a écrit :
For trademark,> On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 05:52:53PM +0100, Denis Chenu wrote:
>> Hello Julian,
>> LimeSurvey don't use CodeIgniter now, for the same reason won't be
>> allowed in Debian .
>> This line need to be removed.
>> But regarding Debian line, maybe there are some other restriction.
>> See https://www.limesurvey.org/about-limesurvey/license#trademark
>> PS: if you have a .deb for testing, please feel free to send me the link.
> Hello Denis!
> Thanks for the info.
> I just looked at the page, and first off, I can help you by correcting
> a couple of small typos - see below.
> With the caveat that I am not a lawyer (IANAL), it would seem that
> there is a contradiction between the two parts of the webpage. The
> license part (both the license.txt file and the "License & Copyright"
> part of the webpage say that the code is provided under the terms of
> the GPL. The GPL specifically says:
> 1. You may copy and distribute verbatim copies of the Program's
> source code as you receive it, in any medium, provided that you
> conspicuously and appropriately publish on each copy an appropriate
> copyright notice and disclaimer of warranty; ...
> 2. You may modify your copy or copies of the Program or any portion
> of it, thus forming a work based on the Program, and copy and
> distribute such modifications or work under the terms of Section 1
> above, provided that you also meet all of these conditions: [...]
> In particular, this seems to permit creating and distributing a
> package of limesurvey without any further restrictions, except for
> those listed in clause 2 of the GPL.
> The trademark restrictions, as far as I am aware, would prohibit
> distributing something different from Limesurvey itself and calling it
> Limesurvey without making it clear that it is different (that is
> covered by the GPL clause 2(a)), and certainly for all of the other
> uses listed on the webpage. But I cannot understand how packaging it
> and distributing it without written permission could constitute a
> trademark violation.
> Finally, this means that the package should not be fully under the
> GPL, as the logo included in templates/clear_logo/limesurvey_logo.png
> (and possibly elsewhere) may not be freely redistributed, as it is
> subject to a trademark restriction.
> Again, IANAL, but I am confused...
> Meanwhile, suggested corrections to the webpage:
> The overall LimeSurvey software package is Copyright © 2003 onwards by
> Carsten Schmitz with portions contributed/copyrighted by many others
> (see COPYRIGHT.PHP in the download package and the source code itself)
> and all of it is provided under the terms of the GPL. This program is
> free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the
> terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free
> Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your
> option) any later version.
> The LimeSurvey documentation is Copyright © 2005 onwards by the
> individual authors of each page (see History link on each page) and is
> provided to all under the Creative Commone Share-alike license.
> **Commons** **Alike**
> LimeSurvey is distributed in the hope that they will be useful, but
> without any warranty; without even the implied warranty of
> merchentability or fitness for a particular purpose. See the GNU
> General Public License v2 for all details.
Yes you can distribute it in any GPL compatible distribution, it's not a
But for Debian, think have to remove trademark. Like Firefox in Debian (
). Maybe see with the debian core team before is a good idea.
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