Subject: Re: GPL in pkgsrc/licenses
To: Martti Kuparinen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg Troxel <email@example.com>
Date: 10/30/2007 12:26:56
/usr/pkgsrc/licenses> cvs update
Please use the names that are in DEFAULT_ACCEPTABLE_LICENSES in license.mk:
gnu-gpl-v2 gnu-lgpl-v2 \
gnu-gpl-v3 gnu-lgpl-v3 \
original-bsd modified-bsd \
The theory is that free/open licenses do not have the -license suffix,
and are all lower case.
(This is all still subject to discussion, so if you want to propose a
change, feel free. But what's there is the result of the previous
Thanks for paying attention to licensing issues; it's going to be a lot
of work to get to all licenses having tags, and doing so in a way that
doesn't cause users any grief.