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Re: Fedora Extras License Audit



I like pain too so I'll help, how do I go about doing so?

tir, 23.01.2007 kl. 15.16 -0600, skrev Tom 'spot' Callaway:
> As part of our ongoing committment to Open Source, Fedora Extras is
> undergoing a license audit of the packages contained within it. We do
> this for several reasons:
> 
> 1. To ensure that we don't have any packages containing licenses that do
> not meet the Fedora licensing standards.
> 2. To ensure that the license tag for Fedora packages is accurate (even
> though it is by no means legally binding).
> 3. To get rid of things like "BSD-ish" and "Distributable" wherever
> possible.
> 4. Because we like pain. It hurts, sooo good.
> 
> I can do this by myself. Of course, if I do, then the results of this
> audit will probably be ready sometime in 2013. Sadly, this is not a
> process that can be easily scripted (at least, not to my knowledge), and
> just requires knowledgable people looking at the package source code and
> identifying the licensing.
> 
> Sound like fun? Well, no. But it is something that we do need volunteers
> to help with. So, if you're interested in taking on this challenge, let
> me know. The more people we can get to help in this task, the quicker it
> will be completed. We have about 2550 source packages to check.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> ~spot
> 
> 

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Sindre Pedersen Bjørdal <foolish guezz net>
- http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/SindrePedersenBjordal

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