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Re: [PATCH] gnu: Add psutils.

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gnu: Add psutils.
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 23:43:38 +0100
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Andreas Enge <address@hidden> skribis:

> Am Montag, 21. Januar 2013 schrieb Ludovic Courtès:
>> > Does it qualify as "bsd-like"?
>> It looks like BSD-3 to me, or at least “BSD-like”.
> Sort of. Except that the second clause states that source code needs to be 
> provided, whereas BSD just states that binary distributions need to keep 
> the copyright notice.

Oh, OK.

> I could also add an entry to the licenses file, but I am afraid we might 
> end up with almost as many licenses as packages.

Agreed, that’s a problem.  :-)

>> > If not, would it make sense to add a license "other" to licenses.scm,
>> > which takes the same parameters as "bsd-like"?
>> I think (guix licenses) should export the constructor, but under the
>> name ‘make-license’ to avoid clashes with the ‘license’ field in
>> ‘package’ records.
> Is this not exactly how bsd-style operates?

Yes, but it’s only for BSD-style licenses.



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