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Re: [perl #43037] Bad license in perl distribution

Michael Schroeder
May 23, 2007 16:15
Re: [perl #43037] Bad license in perl distribution
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On Wed, May 23, 2007 at 08:27:18PM +0100, Jonathan Stowe wrote:
> A cursory search would seem to indicate that there are multiple
> different versions of the original file under apparently different
> terms:
> Specifically the version distributed with ctags is already GPL'd.
> Would it do to replace the version we have with one of the GPL'd ones
> and then reapply the original changes?

Sure that would solve the problem for us, because we don't build a
vms binary and GPL allows free redistribution of the source.
But note that the Artistic license is not compatible to the GPL...


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