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Linux-Watch: The Linux CD/DVD Burning License Squabble

Sep 08, 2006, 18:00 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"Cdrtools is an important set of open-source programs that deliver CD/DVD burning capabilities in most versions of Linux and in some other operating systems such as OpenSolaris. However, the Debian maintainers of cdrtools have decided to cut the project's ties with the program's primary developer on licensing grounds.

"In a note to the Debian developers' announcement list, Debian developer Joerg Jaspert announced that the programmers were forking 'the well-known cdrtools suite provided by Jörg Schilling...'"

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