[Mageia-dev] Myspell/Hunspell Gascon dictionaries - licensing problem
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Sun Feb 12 11:29:50 CET 2012
Le dimanche 12 février 2012 à 08:59 +0100, Kamil Rytarowski a écrit :
> I've found that we use in myspell-gsc_FR (and now hunspell-gsc) files
> that are licensed under BY-NC-ND
> Fedora qualifies it as a bad license http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing
Yes, the NC would prevent someone from selling the cd without explicit
permission from upstream. This include selling the cd for a symbolic
price ( like 1 euro ) for a free software fair.
( see http://freedomdefined.org/Licenses/NC )
> Therefore I would put it into nonfree.
> What to do with this package? Can we obsolete with a package from
> Nonfree section (hunspell-gsc in Mga2) a package from Core
> (myspell-gsc_FR in Mga1)?
I guess, yes. If we really want to be clean, we should put obsoletes in
mageia-release or somewhere like that.
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