License tag for perl modules

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at
Sat Aug 11 05:14:15 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-08-10 at 12:05 -0500, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> >>>>> "RN" == Robin Norwood <rnorwood at> writes:
> RN> So you may want to update the license field as you go (Not
> RN> blindly, of course...there are probably exceptions).
> I think there may be a few modules out there which are Artistic
> _only_, which it seems makes them unacceptable for Fedora.  I honestly
> had no clue that the artistic license was considered non-free until
> spot started the recent licensing work.

The fundamental question would be: Is this consideration applicable at

Consider: Most perl packages are scripts and not linked against
anything. They "use" other packages.


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