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Bug 444626 - dev-libs/ibpp: LICENSE should be "IBPP-1.1"
Summary: dev-libs/ibpp: LICENSE should be "IBPP-1.1"
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: C++ Team [disbanded]
Keywords: QAcanfix
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-11-24 22:24 UTC by Ulrich Müller
Modified: 2012-12-10 11:48 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

IBPP-1.1 (IBPP-1.1,1.24 KB, text/plain)
2012-11-24 22:24 UTC, Ulrich Müller

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Description Ulrich Müller gentoo-dev 2012-11-24 22:24:17 UTC
Created attachment 330502 [details]

ibpp- has LICENSE="MPL-1.1" which was right for ibpp-1.0*, but isn't for ibpp-2.5*. Actual license is the "IBPP License v1.1" as attached.
I'd suggest that this is added as new IBPP-1.1 license file.

@Licenses team: The IBPP-1.1 license was discussed in Debian some time ago: <>
They were not completely happy with it, but ultimately decided that it's DFSG free (i.e. they include the "flamerobin" package in main). Can we follow them and add the license to the MISC-FREE group?
Comment 1 Sergey Popov gentoo-dev 2012-11-25 10:04:09 UTC
I have added license file to tree, not sure about including it into MISC-FREE, also leaving this decision to license team
Comment 2 Matija "hook" Šuklje 2012-12-10 09:50:09 UTC
The issue here is mostly how does one interpret “part of another work” — is it enough to just fork it?

Anyway, to play it safe, let’s keep it out of MISC-FREE until things become clearer.
Comment 3 Ulrich Müller gentoo-dev 2012-12-10 10:11:53 UTC
(In reply to comment #2)
> Anyway, to play it safe, let’s keep it out of MISC-FREE until things become
> clearer.

This should be O.K., as the package has no reverse dependencies.

(In reply to comment #1)
> I have added license file to tree, [...]

Can you also update LICENSE in ibpp- to "IBPP-1.1", please? I think the bug can be closed then (at least for now).
Comment 4 Sergey Popov gentoo-dev 2012-12-10 10:30:24 UTC
+  10 Dec 2012; Sergey Popov <> ibpp-
+  Change package license, wrt bug #444626
Comment 5 Ulrich Müller gentoo-dev 2012-12-10 11:48:53 UTC
This of course shouldn't block the as-is cleanup tracker; my mistake.
Sorry for the bug spam.