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

From: Konrad Hinsen
Subject: [bug#30836] [PATCH 2/3] guix import elpa: use #f for license
Date: Sun, 18 Mar 2018 09:27:56 +0100

address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) 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+.

The ELPA importer is also used for MELPA, which has no license
requirements. The package that motivated this patch is Deft, which is

If GNU ELPA guarantees GPL3, we could keep the old behavior for that
but use #f for MELPA and stable MELPA.


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