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Re: pkg/46610: vim-license, so editors/vim shouldn't carry a LICENSE variable?
The following reply was made to PR pkg/46610; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Thomas Klausner <wiz%NetBSD.org@localhost>
To: NetBSD bugtracking <gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/46610: vim-license, so editors/vim shouldn't carry a LICENSE
Date: Sun, 17 Jun 2012 16:23:49 +0200
On Sun, Jun 17, 2012 at 08:55:00AM +0000, reezer%reezer.org@localhost wrote:
> From the comment in mk.conf:
> Packages with licenses that qualify as "open source"
> according to OSI or "Free" according to FSF are not
> marked with a LICENSE variable.
Oops, that was outdated, and I've just removed it.
> But from what I understand (and I hope that's correct) vim starting
> with 6.1 is free software. It says it isn't really copyleft, but
> that isn't the requirement, right?
I think we've decided that OSI/FSF-Free licenses don't need the word
"license" in the name, so I'll leave this PR open for that reason.
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