Subject: Re: ACCEPTABLE_LICENSES+=opera-license
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Alistair Crooks <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/27/2000 03:48:10
Putting all of the licences in a single directory would be fine by me. I'd
prefer a directory in pkgsrc, since we're not all connected to the Internet
all the time, as my fellow travellers/victims on the 07:17 to Waterloo will

That way people can see the terms of the licence to which they're agreeing.

Good idea.


On Fri, 27 Oct 2000 11:24:24 +0100 (BST), David Brownlee wrote:

>  	Just tried to install opera, and it says:
>  ===> opera-4.0b2 has unacceptable license: opera-license.
>  ===>     To build this package, add this line to your /etc/mk.conf:
>  ===>     ACCEPTABLE_LICENSES+=opera-license
>  	Where in the pkgsrc system do I find out details on the
>  	opera-license? Should we give a URL with details, or a
>  	'licences' dir with one file per licence (I'd prefer the latter),
>  	or something else alltogether?
>  		David/absolute
>  				       -- No hype required --

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