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Re: Question on how to handled "GPL with exceptions" in a package review.



On Mon, 2007-04-16 at 11:44 -0800, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> Good Morning campers,
> 
> I've been working on the review of pigment and I had a question
> concerning whether I need
> to ask for a legal review of the license. Its GPL with an additional
> exception clause. Now personally, I've no problem with the additional
> clause but I aint no lawyer'n type monkey so take my opinion with a
> grain of salt.  This is the first time I've come across a GPL with
> additional exceptions license as a reviewer so I want to tread
> carefully.
> 
> Do additional exceptions tacked on to the GPL require a legal review
> or is this a best judgement situation?

Probably the former. Please post the license text, or throw the bugzilla
number at me.

~spot


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