[IAEP] [sugar] Sugar on Edubuntu

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Wed Nov 5 22:48:31 EST 2008

As of this summer, "all of the code contained in our Squeak Etoys
version 4.0 is covered by either the Apache 2.0 or MIT Licenses."


On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 10:04 PM, David Van Assche <dvanassche at gmail.com> wrote:
> I wasnt aware squeak was a firmware binary or a font...
> No but seriously, that passage talks about just fonts.. not software
> that uses wrongly licensed components, which is what squeak is
> David
> On 11/6/08, Luke Faraone <luke at laptop.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 20:18, David Van Assche <dvanassche at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > The problem here is that edubuntu and its packages are in Ubuntu Main,
>> > and for sugar to be in there, there must be no non-free software in
>> > it, and squeak is not totally free. Apple fonts not being modifiable,
>> > iirc. Its pretty much the same policy as debian.
>> This does not seem to be the case, according to
>> http://www.ubuntu.com/community/ubuntustory/components
>> :
>> "The licences for software applications in main must be free, but main may
>> also may contain binary firmware and selected fonts that cannot be modified
>> without permission from their authors. In all cases redistribution is
>> unencumbered."
>> -lf
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Walter Bender
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