[tex-live] Fwd: Re: [i18n-no] Fwd: [Scribus 0005322]: Hyphenation patterns distributed without license and copyright information

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Mon Jan 30 23:24:27 CET 2012

2012/1/30 Axel Bojer <axelb at skolelinux.no>:
> Copy of my clarification, sorry for a long and not so clear former mail.
> Best regards
> Axel Bojer
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> Emne: Re: [tex-live] [i18n-no] Fwd: [Scribus 0005322]: Hyphenation
> patterns distributed without license and copyright information
> Dato: Mon, 30 Jan 2012 22:31:05 +0100
> Fra: Axel Bojer <axelb at skolelinux.no>
> Svar-Til: axelb at skolelinux.no
> Til: Zdenek Wagner <zdenek.wagner at gmail.com>
> CC: i18n-no at lister.ping.uio.no, TeX Live <tex-live at tug.org>
> Den 29. jan. 2012 23:37, skrev Zdenek Wagner:
>> Hei Axel,
>> although I can understand Norwegian, I am a bit confused. The subjects
>> speaks about Scribus, the body about hyphenation patterns for
>> OpenOffice but is sent to TeX Live list. Does is mean that the
>> hyphenation patterns are identical? Moreover, the license is not clear
>> to me. The copyright notice requires "no modification" so that its
>> category would probably be "nonfree" but another notice mentions GPL.
>> Could you be more precise? And I am afraid that most subscribers of
>> the TeX Live list do not understand Norwegian.
>> Hilsen
>> Zdeněk
> Hei Zdeněk!
> Thank you for your answer. I did not know, that the mailing address I
> wrote to was held in English -- I assumed it was in Norwegian because it
> addressed the Norwegian hyphenation files.
The answer must be given by the author, and you can see the
suggestions from Mojca. I entered the discussion because I know that
most people in this list do not understand Norwegian. 20 years ago I
spent 11 months in København and Danish and Norwegian are similar...

> And, yes, we are confused too :-)
> Similar files, both for hyphenations in Norwegian, are present both in
> http://ftp.fagskolen.gjovik.no/pub/tex-archive/language/hyphenation/nohyph/nohyphbx.tex
> and in the file
> src/spell-norwegian/ooo-hyph/README
> in the SVN at speling.org/alioth, which is down at the moment.
> ( http://alioth.debian.org/frs/?group_id=30577 )
> But the first file states:
> % Copyright (C) 2004, 2005 Rune Kleveland, Ole Michael Selberg.
> % Copying and distribution of this file, with or without modification,
> % are permitted in any medium without royalty provided the copyright
> % notice and this notice are preserved.
> and the second states:
> This are hyphenation files for OpenOffice.org made from
> Rune Klevelands nohyphbc.tex.
> Follow the instructions on the openofficepage for installation.
> Torstein Dybdahl
> torsted<at>runbox.no
> Licence is GPL.
> We are, just as you, wondering which one is the real thing, and which not.
> Or perhaps they *do* have different license, as they *are* a bit
> different, and Kleveland has worked on both projects, and may have
> released similar works under two different licences?
> Do you have any ideas or suggestions? If not, we will explore into it by
> hearing from other people etc in the hope of getting a definite answer.
> Best regards
> Axel Bojer

Zdeněk Wagner

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