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Bug 398143 - Please create a separate license for app-text/noweb
Summary: Please create a separate license for app-text/noweb
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 397485
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Eclasses (show other bugs)
Hardware: All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Linux bug wranglers
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-01-08 13:01 UTC by Andrius Štikonas
Modified: 2012-01-08 13:14 UTC (History)
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Description Andrius Štikonas 2012-01-08 13:01:03 UTC
Please create a separate license for app-text/noweb. I think that this license might be added to either GPL_COMPATIBLE license group. Current ebuild uses freedist license which is much more restrictive.

Noweb is copyright 1989-2000 by Norman Ramsey.  All rights reserved.

Noweb is protected by copyright.  It is not public-domain
software or shareware, and it is not protected by a ``copyleft''
agreement like the one used by the Free Software Foundation.

Noweb is available free for any use in any field of endeavor.  You may
redistribute noweb in whole or in part provided you acknowledge its
source and include this COPYRIGHT file.  You may modify noweb and
create derived works, provided you retain this copyright notice, but
the result may not be called noweb without my written consent.  

You may sell noweb if you wish.  For example, you may sell a CD-ROM
including noweb.  

You may sell a derived work, provided that all source code for your
derived work is available, at no additional charge, to anyone who buys
your derived work in any form.  You must give permisson for said
source code to be used and modified under the terms of this license.
You must state clearly that your work uses or is based on noweb and
that noweb is available free of change.  You must also request that
bug reports on your work be reported to you.
Comment 1 Ulrich Müller gentoo-dev 2012-01-08 13:14:02 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 397485 ***