[Fedora-packaging] Clarification/ammendment to the "non-numeric characters are permitted in the Version: field" clause

Fernando Nasser fnasser at redhat.com
Thu Feb 8 20:18:50 UTC 2007

Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
>>>>>> "TC" == Tom 'spot' Callaway <tcallawa at redhat.com> writes:
> TC> I vote for this. I think it is rather unlikely that we'd have a
> TC> GPL vs ASL or GPL vs BSD licensed software component.

Such beasts do exist (Apache forced some folks to dual-license with the 
ASL their GPL'ed code in order to do collaborative development).
But I agree it is unlikely (BTW, that story did not have a very happy 

> And even if we did, the license tag would indicate the license of the
> package well enough.


Ad if we ever have to release more than one, we will need different 
package names anyway, like apache-joram and objectweb-joran, each with 
its proper License:.

So I vote for (1) as well:  +1

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