Subject: Re: ACCEPTABLE_LICENSES+=opera-license
To: None <email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com>
From: Jason R. Fink <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/27/2000 09:05:37
My 2 bits:
This is an extraordinarily good idea. I have cross posted to netbsd-docs
to kick off a discussion there about documenting this issue somewhere
(although it most likely already is).
The first time I saw that message I knew what it meant, but, for the
untrained eye it could be percieved quite differently.
It should be in pkgsrc in additon_to any additional documentation
| 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
| > -- www.netbsd.org: No hype required --
| Alistair Crooks (email@example.com)
| Say Bye to Slow Internet!
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