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Re: debian/copyright format and SPDX


On Fri, 08 Sep 2023 07:34:43 -0700
Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> wrote:
> The really interesting part of SPDX is the license list and the canonical
> name assignment, which is *way* more active and *way* more mature at this
> point than the equivalent in Debian.  They have a much larger license
> list, which is currently being bolstered by Fedora, and the new licenses
> and rules for deduplicating them are reviewed by lawyers as part of their
> maintenance process.  Their identifiers are also incerasingly used in
> upstream software in SPDX-License-Identifier pseudo-headers.

 Yes, so we don't need to spare our limited resources to maintain
 license list if we adopt it, IMHO.

Hideki Yamane <henrich@iijmio-mail.jp>

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