Debian Bug report logs - #340937
ITA: autobook -- GNU Autoconf, Automake and Libtool Book

Package: wnpp; Maintainer for wnpp is wnpp@debian.org;

Reported by: Aníbal Monsalve Salazar <anibal@debian.org>

Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2005 05:03:02 UTC

Owned by: Stefano Canepa <sc@linux.it>

Severity: normal

Done: Sandro Tosi <morph@debian.org>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, <wnpp@debian.org>:
Bug#340937; Package wnpp. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Aníbal Monsalve Salazar <anibal@debian.org>:
New Bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to <wnpp@debian.org>. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #5 received at submit@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Aníbal Monsalve Salazar <anibal@debian.org>
To: submit@bugs.debian.org
Subject: O: autobook -- GNU Autoconf, Automake and Libtool Book
Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2005 15:49:23 +1100
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Package: wnpp
Severity: normal

On Wed, Sep 14, 2005 at 09:40:27AM +0200, Joost van Baal wrote:
>Package: autobook
>Severity: serious
>Justification: DFSG
>
>Hi,
>
>In http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2004/03/msg00226.html, it is
>explained why the OPL (Open Publication License) v1 is considered to be
>non-DFSG-free.  All 3 reasons also apply to the "OPEN PUBLICATION
>LICENSE Draft v0.4, 8 June 1999", as used by the autobook.  Therefore,
>OPL v0.4 is non-DFSG-free, and the autobook package should be removed
>from main.
>
>See Bug #136197 for a discussion dating from May 2002 about the Autobook
>and licensing.  It's a pity people taking part in that discussion
>weren't aware of the additional restrictions in the OPL :(
>
>It might be reasonable to choose not to upload autobook to non-free: the
>content is getting obsolete anyway.
>
>Bye,
>
>Joost

The current maintainer of autobook, Anibal Monsalve Salazar <anibal@debian.org>
has orphaned this package.  If you want to be the new maintainer, please
take it -- see http://www.debian.org/devel/wnpp/index.html#howto-o for
detailed instructions how to adopt a package properly.

Debian package autobook is non-free. Please refer to Bug#328219 [0].

[0] http://bugs.debian.org/328219

Source: autobook
Section: non-free/doc
Priority: optional
Maintainer: Debian QA Group <packages@qa.debian.org>
Build-Depends-Indep: debhelper (>= 4), texinfo, tetex-bin
Standards-Version: 3.6.2

Package: autobook
Architecture: all
Depends: ${misc:Depends}
Suggests: automake, autoconf, libtool, libtool-doc
Description: GNU Autoconf, Automake and Libtool Book
 This is the digital version of the book titled "GNU Autoconf, Automake, and
 Libtool", aka The Autobook, published by New Riders Publishing.
 .
 It's a tutorial for the GNU Autotools writen by Gary V. Vaughan, Ben Elliston,
 Tom Tromey and Ian Lance Taylor, some of the principal Autotools developers.
 .
 The Autotools (Autoconf, Automake and Libtool) are packages for making your
 software more portable and to simplify building it, usually on someone else's
 system. This book describes how these tools work together.
 .
  Homepage: http://mdcc.cx/autobook

Format: 1.7
Date: Sat, 26 Nov 2005 20:31:32 +1100
Source: autobook
Binary: autobook
Architecture: source all
Version: 1.4.4-unofficial-4
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian QA Group <packages@qa.debian.org>
Changed-By: Anibal Monsalve Salazar <anibal@debian.org>
Description: 
 autobook   - GNU Autoconf, Automake and Libtool Book
Changes: 
 autobook (1.4.4-unofficial-4) unstable; urgency=low
 .
   * Orphaning this package. Maintainer set to Debian QA Group.
   * Added watch file.
Files: 
 14bfd3d6b84af08e43bd8183f4ed7a8d 628 non-free/doc optional autobook_1.4.4-unofficial-4.dsc
 fa9f74f2feedf9c0b7770367e1479372 6924 non-free/doc optional autobook_1.4.4-unofficial-4.diff.gz
 afa90368014e2c018a9eb3880a14dcf0 2482178 non-free/doc optional autobook_1.4.4-unofficial-4_all.deb

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Changed Bug title to `ITA: autobook -- GNU Autoconf, Automake and Libtool Book' from `O: autobook -- GNU Autoconf, Automake and Libtool Book'. Request was from Stefano Canepa <sc@linux.it> to control@bugs.debian.org. (Fri, 04 Jan 2008 23:27:05 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Owner recorded as Stefano Canepa <sc@linux.it>. Request was from Thomas Huriaux <thomas.huriaux@gmail.com> to control@bugs.debian.org. (Sun, 06 Jan 2008 11:51:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Reply sent to Sandro Tosi <morph@debian.org>:
You have taken responsibility. (Sun, 15 Feb 2009 22:27:07 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Notification sent to Aníbal Monsalve Salazar <anibal@debian.org>:
Bug acknowledged by developer. (Sun, 15 Feb 2009 22:27:08 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #14 received at 340937-done@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Sandro Tosi <morph@debian.org>
To: 340937-done@bugs.debian.org
Subject: autobook removed from Debian
Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2009 23:23:44 +0100
autobook has been removed from Debian (cfr #508632), hence closing
this bug, feel free to reopen it if you want to reintroduce the
package in Debian.

Regards,
-- 
Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
My website: http://matrixhasu.altervista.org/
Me at Debian: http://wiki.debian.org/SandroTosi




Bug archived. Request was from Debbugs Internal Request <owner@bugs.debian.org> to internal_control@bugs.debian.org. (Mon, 16 Mar 2009 08:39:37 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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