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[bug#30836] [PATCH 2/3] guix import elpa: use #f for license

From: Kyle Meyer
Subject: [bug#30836] [PATCH 2/3] guix import elpa: use #f for license
Date: Sun, 18 Mar 2018 01:12:04 -0400

Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:

> Konrad Hinsen <address@hidden> skribis:
>> Elpa doesn't supply license information. The current importer pretends that
>> everything is GPL3, which is not true. The importer should not invent license
>> information.
> Do you have examples of packages on ELPA that are not GPLv3+?  I don’t
> know if this is the case, but I wouldn’t be surprised if it had a policy
> of requiring GPLv3+ given that Emacs itself is GPLv3+.

My understanding is that anyone who contributes a non-trivial patch to
an ELPA package must assign copyright to the FSF, so I'd guess an ELPA
package is GPLv3+ by definition.


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