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Re: DEP licenses

On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 01:35:49PM +0300, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> pe, 2008-05-30 kello 11:42 +0200, Simon Josefsson kirjoitti:
> > I believe it would lead to less problems to require that all DEPs are
> > licensed under a liberal and widely compatible license, such as the
> > Expat, X11 or the modified BSD license.
> I agree that that would be more convenient. I don't know if there's


> consensus that we should do it. However, if no-one objects within a
> couple of weeks, I'll add a suggestion to use the Expat license in a
> couple of weeks or so.

Please go ahead, just a couple of suggestion:

- please mention why Expat is being suggested, the scenario of packing
  DEPs together should be enough to convince the reader IMO

- please mention the fact that Expat is kinda MIT/X11 with <add the
  feature I forgot here>, I feel the "Expat" name can sound weird to a
  lot of non -legal readers


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