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Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 21:01:22 +0530
From: Dhiru Kholia <>
Subject: Re: doc/ licensing

On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 8:31 PM, Solar Designer <> wrote:
> Ideally, we need to re-license our documentation under more relaxed terms
> than GPLv2.

I am not sure how we are going to do it. Are we going to include
license text in each of these files?

> OFFICE                        unclear; Dhiru?; documentation
> README.mozilla                unclear; Dhiru?; documentation
> README.pwsafe                 unclear; Dhiru?; documentation

IIRC, I have authored these files.

> SIPcrack-LICENSE              N/A; Martin J. Muench; documentation; Martin's copyright statement and 3-clause BSD license

This is the license text itself ;)

> pdfcrack_README               GPLv2+; Henning Noren; documentation; GPLv2+ is per pdfcrack license, this file also says that parts of pdfcrack code are "copyright 1995-2006 Glyph & Cog, LLC" and that "PDF data structures, operators, and specification" are copyrighted by Adobe, however "data structures" are probably not subject to copyright, and pdfcrack (and thus JtR) probably does not include the rest
> pdfcrack_TODO                 GPLv2+; Henning Noren; documentation; GPLv2+ is per pdfcrack license

These files can be safely removed since we no longer use the pdfcrack "engine".


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