[Fedora-packaging] Is this license okay for a fedora package?

Simo Sorce ssorce at redhat.com
Mon Apr 2 12:48:38 UTC 2007

On Sun, 2007-04-01 at 02:28 -0400, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> Steven Pritchard wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 28, 2007 at 03:45:01PM -0400, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> >> I'd like to package up Maia Mailguard, and the license appears to be
> >> original BSD (advertising clause included) with a branding extension
> >> added. Thoughts?
> >>
> >> http://www.maiamailguard.org/license.php
> > 
> > Isn't Maia a fork of amavisd-new?
> Pretty much, yeah.
> > If so, how can its license be anything other than than GPL?

I don't think amavisd-new had any web interface.
That part of the license may apply only to the web interface.

> Good question... I'll raise that with the authors.

Yes, and it would be nice if the author would release it under pure GPL,
or maybe the Affero GPL ?

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