[arch-dev-public] Updating the licenses package

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Fri Mar 30 12:20:53 EDT 2007

2007/3/30, Roman Kyrylych <roman.kyrylych at gmail.com>:
> 2007/3/30, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com>:
> > Hey all,
> > I actually just came across this page here:
> > http://www.opensource.org/licenses/alphabetical
> >
> > I think we should go through and add some more common ones to the
> > licenses packages (it's text, it'll compress well).  This comes up
> > because we probably need an update for the Python license anyway.
> >
> > Maybe we can even add all of them?  Only problem is they don't seem to
> > export plain text, so we can't really automate it... ewww.
> There's no need to add them all, IMO. Many of them are not used in any
> of available PKGBUILDs, and some require providing full text
> (BSD-like, MIT, zlib/libpng), but some most common of them could be
> added.
> It's importand to have correct licenses in package. See
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/5637 for example.
> Also, while changing the package, take a look at
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/5623

Oh, and yet one notice: why all directories in /usr/share/licenses are
capitalized (i.e. RUBY, APACHE)???

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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