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Re: [GNU-linux-libre] [libreplanet-discuss] programming language package
Re: [GNU-linux-libre] [libreplanet-discuss] programming language package manager
Fri, 06 May 2016 15:19:13 -0400
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> Also, for unusual licenses, we typically record them simply as
> "non-copyleft", "fsf-free" or "x11-style" along with the name of a file
> in the source code where the license can be found.
It is ok to use the term "lax permissive" as a category for X11,
Expat, revised BSD and other similar ones which require almost
nothing, instead of saying explicitly which one it is.
However, for other non-copyleft licenses and weak-copyleft licenses,
including Apache, MPL, and original BSD, it is important to give the
license's name. Especially if the license is an unusual one.
Dr Richard Stallman
President, Free Software Foundation (gnu.org, fsf.org)
Internet Hall-of-Famer (internethalloffame.org)
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