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Re: Bug#349279: tailor: _process.py seems under non-GPL license


Thanks for saving lost soul.

On Sun, Jan 22, 2006 at 12:58:28AM -0800, Josh Triplett wrote:
> This clause is universally interpreted to mean that the permission is
> granted and you don't need to pay a fee to get that permission; in other
> words, "for any purpose and without fee is granted" is equivalent to
> "for any purposes is granted without fee".  A quick google over the
> debian-legal archives shows that this issue has been discussed and
> resolved as early as 1999, and that it nevertheless comes up numerous
> times after that.

Hmmm.  I see.  Good explanation, thanks.  I also found:

Good old BSD license variants... Further check dropped me to:


This was good reference.  So this license in _process.py is GPL 
incompatible as is. subprocess.py one is GPL compatible.


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