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Re: RFS: phpmyid


Dne Thu, 28 Aug 2008 23:41:43 +0200
Andreas Schildbach <andreas@schildbach.de> napsal(a):

> Hello Michal,
> On Thu, 2008-08-28 at 22:07 +0200, Michal Čihař wrote:
> > > > - also license information in debian/copyright does not seem to be
> > > > sufficient, you should be more detailed (or use new machine readable
> > > > format, see http://wiki.debian.org/Proposals/CopyrightFormat)
> > > 
> > > Thanks a lot for this pointer. I've completely rewritten the copyright
> > > file. One question though: Do I actually have to include the license
> > > text for popular licenses? (in this case: GPL-any)
> > 
> > Why do you use some random older revision of proposal?
> I'm afraid I don't understand. I am using the proposal from the page you
> were referring. Other than the revision number from the example in the
> proposal, I have no idea which newer revisions could possibly exist.

You should point Format-Specification to version of wiki page you based
your copyright file on. I guess it is current one, so there should be

> > Yes you should include something like:
> > 
> > License-Terms: GPL-2
> >  On Debian and Debian-based systems, a copy of the GNU General Public
> >  License version 2 is available in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-2.
> Ok, thanks. The problem is, there is no text for 'GPL-any'. I am
> inclined to write something to the effect of:
> "On Debian and Debian-based systems, a copy of the GNU General Public
> Licenses are available in /usr/share/common-licenses."
> Would this be ok?

I added this only as an example. There is also example for GPL-any on
the wiki page, why to reinvent the wheel? Anyway to me it looks more
like your package is GPL-2+.

	Michal Čihař | http://cihar.com | http://blog.cihar.com

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