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



On Tue, 24 Jul 2007 13:55:52 -0700
Arjan van de Ven <arjan infradead org> wrote:

> 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.

The Fedora Packaging Committee is working on exactly that.  Defining a
valid set of content that can be in License so that it can be machine
parsable, or at least easy to weed out the easy cases and get a list of
things that need closer inspection.

-- 
Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora

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