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Re: permission to use spec files in other projects (Was Re: clamav)



On Wed, Sep 26, 2007 at 10:05:44AM -0400, Max Spevack wrote:
> What is the decision that you are looking for here, Thorsten?  A 
> statement that the Fedora spec files are just as redistributable as all 
> the rest of our source code (ie: that the spec files are GPL'd just like 
> the source?)

I think the right thing to do is to make sure spec files are always such
that they have no more restrictions than the upstream code that they build
(even if the upstream license allows relicensing in a more strict way).

In fact, I'd really like to encourage spec-files-as-public-domain.



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