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Re: What licenses should be included in /usr/share/common-licenses?

On Sat, 2023-09-09 at 20:35 -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
>     Licenses will be included in common-licenses if they meet all of the
>     following criteria:
>     * The license is DFSG-free.
>     * Exactly the same license wording is used by all works covered by it.
>     * The license applies to at least 100 source packages in Debian.
>     * The license text is longer than 25 lines.

That is a good starting point. The third rules could be made more
relaxed to also allow including licences that will save disk space for
common installations (todo: define what is common). Example: More than 2
(or 3) source packages use this license which produce binary packages
that are part of the desktop and/or server seed. 

Benjamin Drung
Debian & Ubuntu Developer

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