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sRGB Color Space Profile is subject to 3rd party copyright

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.8.12, 2.0.3, 3.0.0 PDFBox
    • Fix Version/s: 1.8.13, 2.0.4, 3.0.0 PDFBox
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      Description

      Hi
      The file /examples/src/main/resources/org/apache/pdfbox/resources/pdfa/sRGB Color Space Profile.icm

      The license: /examples/src/main/resources/org/apache/pdfbox/resources/pdfa/sRGB Color Space Profile.icm.LICENSE.txt

      contains the following:
      "...permission to use, copy and distribute this file for any purpose is
      hereby granted without fee, provided that the file is not changed
      including the HP copyright notice tag, ... "

      The license says: "provided that the file is not changed"

      It does not respect the criteria "The license must meet the Open Source Definition."

      The OSD [1] says:
      "3. Derived Works

      The license must allow modifications"

      [1] http://www.opensource.org/osd.html

      http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#no-modification

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            • Assignee:
              lehmi Andreas Lehmkühler
              Reporter:
              puntogil gil cattaneo
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