Re: DEP5: License section
On to, 2010-12-16 at 17:04 +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 04:30:08PM +0100, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> > >Uhm, this unfortunately is not the latest draft; Lars: can you
> > >confirm that the diff produced by Charles still applies?
> > Do we even have any newer draft publicly available?
> > ...i.e. accessible not only by VCS but also web browsable.
> AFAIK, no, but I understand that Lars is going to publish that ASAP
> ("after consensus" would probably better match his stance :)).
> > >In fact, DEP5 choice can be seen as introducing new license names
> > >as well, except that they include spaces and provide a clear
> > >convention, e.g. "GPL-2+ with OpenSSL exception".
> > Which reveals a related issue: DEP5 currently (or at least r135 of
> > it) lists only non-space shortnames for licenses but do not require
> > a shortname to not include spaces.
> > Do we want that clarified?
> Nice catch. Given that we are relaying on some sort of word
> tokenization for things like exceptions, I'd say that we certainly want
-License names are case-insensitive.
+License names are case-insensitive, and may not contain spaces.
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