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Re: [PATCH 02/12] import: utils: Symbols from 'license->symbol' have a l

From: Eric Bavier
Subject: Re: [PATCH 02/12] import: utils: Symbols from 'license->symbol' have a license: prefix.
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:03:38 -0500

On Tue, 30 Aug 2016 14:07:48 -0500
Eric Bavier <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Sat, 27 Aug 2016 10:31:44 +0200
> David Craven <address@hidden> wrote:
> > > Is the purpose of this patch to make importers return licenses with this
> > > prefix or is there another use case?    
> > 
> > Yes that's the intention. I was only thinking about the python
> > importer, but this will affect all importers.
> >   
> I don't think this needs to happen.  Whether or not the symbol in the
> 'license' field of a package needs the 'license:' prefix depends on
> the module where the package definition is placed.  I'm not convinced
> that globally applying the prefix is useful.

I just wanted to point out that this will not work for any cpan modules
that are destined for (gnu packages perl) if they don't use the Perl


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