F8 Features--should they stay or should they go?
sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Thu Aug 30 07:53:20 UTC 2007
Patrice Dumas wrote:
> Those licensing issues would be blockers in general, but in that case
> some problematic softwares are in tetex already, it is an already existing
> issue, so I think it is not unacceptable to have problematic parts goes
> in, given that most of the time the issue is that a license is missing,
> and the author intention is certainly to make free software.
If we are distributing software without a clear written license, we
should stop doing so. If you did do it without the knowledge that there
is a problem, then that is different from knowingly ignoring a licensing
issue and you can suffer more damages as a result. It is a blocker.
> I mailed all the issues I found out to the texlive maintainer and Spot
> is also doing a license review.
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