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Re: ghostscript & agpl

On Sat, Mar 16, 2013 at 08:25:18PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> I don't like this (because we're having an other than simple name to
> represent the package that straightforwardly captures what upstream has
> releaseed), but I will stop short of objecting.   I think people who see
> ghostscript and ghostscript-gpl can read DESCR, and find
>  This is the version that corresponds to the lastest upstream release,
>  which is under the AGPL.

Perhaps a reference to the GPL version should also be added.

> vs
>  This ia an old version, the last one released under the GPL before
>  upstream changed to AGPL, as a convenience to pkgsrc users who would
>  rather run older code than use code under the AGPL.
> which should make it pretty clear.  (That's intended to be a
> dispassionate description without value judgements.)


David Laight:

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