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Re: Getting upstream to include license files



Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski <dominik greysector net> wrote:
> On Thursday, 25 January 2007 at 19:20, Tim Jackson wrote:
> > I have created the following suggested sample text to save people some 
> > time when asking upstream authors to include full license text in their 
> > packages:
> > 
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackagingDrafts/LicenseInclusionUpstreamRequest
> > 
> > Any comments/changes welcome. I'm not trying to mandate that anyone 
> > should use this, just suggest that having a prewritten polite bit of 
> > boilerplate might save some time.
> > 
> > If people like it generally then perhaps spot would consider including a 
> > link to it on the PackageReviewGuidelines under the relevant point about 
> > requesting upstream to include license text?
> 
> Looks good to me. Some nits:
> 
> s/This package/This software/

Nope. "Software" is a generic term, like "people".

[Yes, a favorite nit of mine.]
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