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Re: What to do if a deprecated license is used? nescc java files with intel license



On 10/15/2009 07:32 PM, Till Maas wrote:
> Hiyas,
> 
> I looked into packaging the nesc compiler
> (https://sourceforge.net/projects/nescc) and I noticed that it uses the
> deprecated intel license for some java files:
> http://nescc.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/nescc/nesc/COPYRIGHT?revision=1.2&view=markup
> http://nescc.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/nescc/nesc/INTEL-LICENSE?revision=1.1&view=markup
> 
> I opened a bug in their bug tracking system for this:
> https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=2879881&group_id=56288&atid=480036
> 
> The Intel license is OSI approved, but deprecated and therefore
> currently not allowed for Fedora afaics:
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing#Bad_Licenses
> Btw. it's a "should not", so maybe it is ok, nevertheless. Or it should
> be a "must not" guideline, e.g. because it also affects non OSI approved
> liceneses afaics.

Wait for upstream to convert into a good license.

Rahul


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