NOTE: Please publicize any license changes to your packages

Chuck Anderson cra at WPI.EDU
Wed Jul 25 13:57:59 UTC 2007

On Wed, Jul 25, 2007 at 02:55:39PM +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> > While it may be the case, the decision should absolutely not be
> > dictated
> > by the license.
> I respectfuly disagree - for every project that uses a mix of licenses
> the licensing split is motivated either by different code origin or by
> a careful reflexion on what part can be re-used in what context. In
> both cases bundling everything in a single package or subackage is not
> doing anyone any favour.

Additionally, if the -devel packages were split on license boundaries, 
then perhaps the buildsystem could flag attempts to link to 
incompatibly-licensed libararies.

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