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Re: Packaging Amfora and dependencies

On Tue, Apr 20, 2021 at 12:17:25PM +0530, Nilesh Patra wrote:
> Hi, in the rr/README, it states: "If you prefer, you can consider the code in this package, and this package only, to be licensed under the MIT license instead."
> This is not clear as to what the license is and I have a feeling that FTP masters will not like it.
> Can you open up an issue on amfora GitHub repository and ask makeworld there as to what should be the license?
> Since the record of such a conversation would be public, we can justify in d/copyright proper licensed for everything.

I opened a github issues yesterday for clarification[1], and upstream
responded that it can be considered dual licensed, but for Debian,
GPL-3.0 works.

Is that enough justification to leave it GPL-3.0? Or should it go in as
dual licensed?

Looking through the packaging docs[2], I found the syntax for dual license

Files: rr/*
Copyright: 2020 makeworld <colecmac@protonmail.com>
License: GPL-3+ or Expat

And include the Expat license text in debian/copyright.

Let me know which is the best way to proceed, thank you.

1. https://github.com/makeworld-the-better-one/amfora/issues/230
2. https://www.debian.org/doc/packaging-manuals/copyright-format/1.0/

Micheal Waltz
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