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Re: Contributing license information?
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com, cygwin-licensing at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 09:38:07 +0200
- Subject: Re: Contributing license information?
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Oct 20 14:48, Luke Kendall wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Aug 19 11:09, Luke Kendall wrote:
> >>Soon, I will have prepared a list of the location of every license
> >>file in every Cygwin package. My motivation is to make it easy for
> >>people to find the license information, if they need it.
> >>(Preparing this information has required a lot of work on my part,
> >>so I would be happy if something could be done to make it easy to
> >>keep the information up to date as packages are added and modified.)
> >>What is the best way to contribute the license-location information
> >>so it can be integrated into Cygwin?
> >Just create a new package for the distro which keeps the information
> >and maintain it. Somebody will have to keep the information up to date
> Is usr/share/doc/common-licenses/ within the "base-files" package,
> supposed to be the place where all license information is collected?
> Should I just use that?
It's a good place for this, yes.
> I only today noticed
> I believe usr/share/doc/common-licenses/ lists many licenses that
> are not used in the base-files package.
That was not the intention. The intention was to collect licenses
used by the sum of Cygwin distro packages.
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