Bug 245222 - This package uses itext which has licensing problems
This package uses itext which has licensing problems
Status: CLOSED CANTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pdftk (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jochen Schmitt
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Depends On: 236309
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Reported: 2007-06-21 14:57 EDT by Anthony Green
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-06-24 14:04:10 EDT
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Description Anthony Green 2007-06-21 14:57:56 EDT
Description of problem:
This package (like RSSOwl) uses itext.  We recently discovered licensing
problems in itext.  I don't know what to do about it yet.  Ideas?

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Comment 1 Kevin Kofler 2007-06-21 15:22:22 EDT
I already filed bug 236310 against pdftk. (In fact, pdftk was where I first 
found the offending code.)
Comment 2 Jochen Schmitt 2007-06-24 14:04:10 EDT
Package pdftk will going into the EOL process because iText contains licensing
issue and pdftk contains a modified copy of iText.

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