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Re: Free Addons

From: Leo Rockway
Subject: Re: Free Addons
Date: Wed, 1 Dec 2010 16:13:59 -0300
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On Wednesday 01 December 2010 15:55:35 Sam Geeraerts wrote:
> Leo Rockway wrote:
> > Firediff 1.0 [0]: BSD License (it doesn't specify which)
> Its license.txt contains 3 clause BSD license.

Thank you.

> > Also, I noticed that addons.mozilla.org now has a section for the addons 
> > says "Source Code License  What's this?" and then the license of the 
addon. I 
> > don't know if this is true for all the addons, but it was true for all the 
> > ones I clicked on.
> Not so for Colorzilla. I wonder how reliable that information is. I hope 
> it's not extracted from the xpi by some automatic process.

I really don't know how this works, but I was surprised to see it. It would be 
very wrong if the information provided turned out not to be true and people 
download an addon thinking it's free when it's not.

RMS Rose GNU/Linux-libre
#rmsgnulinux @ irc.freenode.net

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