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Re: Fwd: Re: [Fedora-packaging] Licensing guidelines suggestions



On Mon, 2007-08-06 at 18:59 -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > Below is some discussion about Fedora licensing that took place on 
> > fedora-packaging to day, perhaps the board could put it on the meeting 
> > agenda?
> 
> What was the original reason why it was deemed bad?

The original Artistic license is far too vague, the intent is not clear.
Upstream perl agreed, redid the license and made a 2.0 version, which is
free & GPL compat.

Unfortunately, nothing will use Artistic 2.0 until perl6.

~spot


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