[Fedora-packaging] License Tag Draft

seth vidal skvidal at linux.duke.edu
Fri Jul 27 00:08:48 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-07-26 at 16:47 -0700, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-07-26 at 19:25 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> > And what is the purpose of commenting licenses in the file list, apart
> > from making the packagers life miserable ?
> I agree.  Or at least, I disagree with the example and scope in the
> Draft.  I don't think we care what the license of an individual built
> program is.  We might care what the license of a built library is.
> Whether it's better to mark libraries with a spec comment or make it
> mandatory to split libraries that are licensed differently from other
> code, I don't know, though.

How would we know if there is a problem if program X links to lib Y if
we don't have the licenses of both available.


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