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Re: pkgsrc/licenses

On Thu, May 05, 2011 at 05:45:16AM +0900, Ryo ONODERA wrote:
> I want to import font packages to pkgsrc.
> See wip/konatu-ttf and wip/ricty-ttf.
> These fonts are released under licenses that is not registered
> in pkgsrc/licenses directory.
> konatu-ttf is released under Creative Commons
> Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported
> .
> Can I add this CC BY-SA 3.0 unported license to pkgsrc/licenses?
> CC has many variation, CC {BY|BY-ND|BY-SA|BY-NC|BY-NC-ND|BY-NA-SA}
> {1.0|2.0|2.5|3.0} {Unported|Generic|English|Japanese|...} and so on.

I don't see a better way than adding them (when we need them).

For this one, it doesn't seem worse than GPL, so we can probably add
it to the default allowed licenses. Greg?

> eicty-ttf is released under licenses that are already registered in
> pkgsrc/licenses (ipafont and open-font-license), and M+ font license.
> You can read M+ font license in
> .
> Can I identify this license as other license that is already registered
> in pkgsrc/licenses? Or can I add this to pkgsrc/licenses?

It's very minimal. I like it ;)
I don't think it exists already, add it, and also to the default
allowed (in mk/ and pkgtools/pkg_install).

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