Bug#384019: vim-runtime: [NONFREE-DOC:OPL] vim's user manual and reference manual are not DFSG free

Carlos Z.F. Liu carlosliu at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Aug 21 11:55:17 UTC 2006

Package: vim-runtime
Version: 1:7.0-035+1
Severity: serious
Justification: DFSG


Currently, part of vim's documents (user manaul and reference manual)
are using OPL license, which is considered as DFSG-incompatible[1]. You
can verify this info by typing ":help manual-copyright" in vim editor.

An letter[2] was sent to debian-legal for requesting comments.


[1] http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2004/03/msg00226.html
[2] http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2006/08/msg00134.html

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.17-2-686
Locale: LANG=en_NZ.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_NZ.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)

vim-runtime depends on no packages.

Versions of packages vim-runtime recommends:
ii  vim                          1:7.0-035+1 Vi IMproved - enhanced vi editor
ii  vim-full                     1:7.0-035+1 Vi IMproved - enhanced vi editor -

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