Re: GPL and LGPL not acceptable for Fedora!
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On Thu, 2007-08-16 at 12:33 -0400, Colin Walters wrote: > On 8/15/07, Tom spot Callaway <tcallawa@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Got your attention? Good. > > GPL and LGPL are NOT acceptable License tags for Fedora. You > cannot > simply use "GPL" or "LGPL" as a license tag anymore. > > You have to use one of the following tags: > > GPL+, GPLv2, GPLv2+, GPLv3, GPLv3+, LGPLv2, LGPLv2+, LGPLv3, > LGPLv3+ > > I would like to repeat again that I believe this problem is ~90% > automatable, and in doing so would be far more likely to catch not > just current problems, but problems introduced in the future. Colin, This is with all sincerity and not at all meant to be dismissive: If you have the time to automate this I think we'll be glad to listen. Right now a lot of folks are having trouble parsing the version differences with a purely human parser - and human parsers for regular expressions and variable-strings are typically much better than computer-based ones, however, if you've got a solution to this, please let us know. -sv -- Fedora-maintainers mailing list Fedora-maintainers@xxxxxxxxxx https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-maintainers -- Fedora-maintainers-readonly mailing list Fedora-maintainers-readonly@xxxxxxxxxx https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-maintainers-readonly
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