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Re: Bug#757243: RFS: qmapshack/0.2.0+ds1-1

On 08/17/2014 07:46 PM, Jaromír Mikeš wrote:
> Can you please advice what to do with "LGPL-2.1 with Digia Qt LGPL Exception
> 1.1" license?

The relevant documention in the copyright-format 1.0 states:

An exception or clarification to a license is signalled in plain text,
by appending /with keywords exception/ to the short name. This document
provides a list of keywords that must be used when referring to the most
frequent exceptions. When exceptions other than these are in effect that
modify a common license by granting additional permissions, you may use
an arbitrary keyword not taken from the below list of keywords. When a
license differs from a common license because of added restrictions
rather than because of added permissions, a distinct short name should
be used instead of with keywords exception.

Only one exception may be specified for each license within a given
license specification. If more than one exception applies to a single
license, an arbitrary short name indicating that combination of multiple
exceptions must be used instead.


The current short name doesn't conform to the "with keyword exception"
syntax, but seems in common use for QT software.

I wouldn't worry too much about the short name syntax in this case, and
use the same license section as qtmultimedia-opensource-src for example:


Kind Regards,


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