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Re: DEP5: ready for CANDIDATE?

On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 08:00:27AM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
Le Sat, Jan 15, 2011 at 03:31:38PM +0100, Jonas Smedegaard a écrit :

It seems to me that the third patch has been applied by now, although the referenced SPDX web pages for BSD licenses are empty.

Was that deliberate? I feel that it makes the current draft not appropriate for widespread use: as discussed in this subthread there is ambiguity on the exact wording of each BSD variant.

Hi Jonas,

I am hoping that given SPDX is advancing towards beta release, they will fill these pages in a not too long time. But in the meantime, we could add a link to their license table, if necessary:

diff --git a/dep5.mdwn b/dep5.mdwn
index 09da1e1..1b217de 100644
--- a/dep5.mdwn
+++ b/dep5.mdwn
@@ -383,6 +383,9 @@ of that license, the short name is finished with a plus sign.
For SPDX compatibility, trailing "dot-zeroes" are considered to be equal
to plainer version (e.g., "2.0.0" is considered equal to "2.0" and "2").

+Currently, the full text of the licenses is only available in the
+[working version the SPDX license list](http://spdx.org/wiki/working-version-license-list).

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Yes, I feel that would be helpful indeed - even if known to be temporary.

 - Jonas

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