[Fedora-packaging] License Tag Draft

Tom "spot" Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Fri Jul 27 05:29:59 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-07-27 at 06:10 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-07-26 at 20:50 -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > Tom spot Callaway (tcallawa at redhat.com) said: 
> > > > I think the tagging per file in comments is definitely overkill.
> > > 
> > > Most packages won't need it, and for those that do, it will make the
> > > task for whomever is auditing the package (re: me) much simpler.
> > 
> > 73 packages that I have installed have some sort of multiple licensing.
> ?? 90% of all perl packages are multiple licensed.
> These alone make several 100s of packages.

90% of perl packages are _dual_ licensed, and thus, wouldn't need to do

> Not worth mentioning KDE/Qt which typically are licensed GPL*+QPL.
> Also I am still missing a detailed list of all tags you want to force us
> to use for BSD*ish, X11*ish and other licenses 

These aren't licenses. Either it is BSD or X11 or it is something else.


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