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Re: NOTE: Please publicize any license changes to your packages



On Tue, 2007-07-24 at 12:51 -0800, Jeff Spaleta wrote:

>  I'd really like to avoid a situation where we have to start
> arbitrarily rolling back commits to clean up linking violations which
> could have been avoided through reasonable communication.  As more
> individual projects who were previous under LGPL2/GPL2 start
> relicensing we may need to adjust how we do things until the licensing
> situation settles out and upstream projects are back to a consistent
> understood licensing state.

this is where tools help!
if the License: tag is machine parsable, at least some of the "mistakes"
can be detected. It won't be perfect, but it's at least some level of
safeguard.



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