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Re: Script to generate common license texts

Hi Balasankar,

Quoting Balasankar C (2015-09-04 19:38:20)
> Is there any script which takes abbreviation of a license (like 
> GPL-3+) as input and generates the license text that can be used in 
> debian/copyright (80 character wrapped, one space before each line, 
> paragraph separated with periods - the whole deal.

Please beware that debian/copyright strings should reflect the actual 
_verbatim_ text stated by the copyright holders, not any generic 
_boilerplate_ proposed by e.g. the Free Software Foundation.

> Is there any script which does this already? If not, can I write one 
> that supports all DFSG-happy licenses and add it to devscripts?

I fail to see the actual (sensible!) use case for such script.

 - Jonas

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