[aur-general] AUR & Copyright

Peter Lewis plewis at aur.archlinux.org
Wed Feb 9 04:35:15 EST 2011

On Tuesday 08 February 2011 18:42:15 Felix Kaiser wrote:
> WRT licenses, I too think BSD would be a good choice for obvious reasons
> (permissive, short/simple, widely used, unversioned, compatible to most
> other licenses). That is, if we need a license at all. This licensing
> stuff always gets in the way, I wish there was a way we could avoid it.

I agree that it can be a bit dull, but "this licensing stuff" is what has 
given all this wonderful software and it's usually worth getting it right. 
Some very clever people had quite a bit of foresight when they designed (e.g.) 
the GPL, in my opinion.


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