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Re: cssed license question



On Thu, Aug 23, 2007 at 11:20:10PM +0200, rafalzaq wrote:
> Cssed is under GPLv2+, but some part of code is under this license
> http://scintilla.sourceforge.net/License.txt :
> "License for Scintilla and SciTE
> 
> Copyright 1998-2003 by Neil Hodgson <neilh scintilla org>
> 
> All Rights Reserved
> 
> Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its
> documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted,
> provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that
> both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in
> supporting documentation.
> 
> NEIL HODGSON DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THIS
> SOFTWARE, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY
> AND FITNESS, IN NO EVENT SHALL NEIL HODGSON BE LIABLE FOR ANY
> SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES
> WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS,
> WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER
> TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE
> OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE. "
> 
> What should I use in the License tag?

Looks like MIT, so the license is GPLv2+ since GPLv2+ causes the
resulting binary to be covered by GPLv2+. You may add a comment 
in the spec file stating which source files are covered by the MIT
license but it isn't an obligation.

--
Pat


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