Martin Gasbichler <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Lionel Elie Mamane <email@example.com> writes:
>> I have recently become the Debian package maintainer of scsh. I have
>> already updated it to 0.6.4 and fixed some nasty packaging bugs, but
>> in the course of checking if everything is OK, I have found some
>> non-free copyright licenses in some files.
>> I was kinda hoping that these were outdated licenses that should have
>> been replaced by a reference to the top-level COPYING file during the
>> relicensing that happened between 0.5.1 and 0.5.2, but I have to
>> check. So, could someone please tell me with certainty whether the
>> respective copyright owners of the following files did, back in
>> 1997/1999, agree to a relicensing under the terms of the top-level
>> COPYING file? If yes, could you please point me to evidence of it
>> (emails of them, for example), so that I can show it to the relevant
>> Debian authorities? Thank you very much.
> I'm pretty sure such a relicensing did not happen. We could ask Olin,
> but he won't answer.
Ups, of course we would have to ask Jonathan Rees and Richard
Kelsey, the authors of Scheme 48 from which scsh is derived.