[Buildroot] [PATCH] sam-ba: add license information
arnout at mind.be
Wed Apr 17 05:46:01 UTC 2013
On 15/04/13 10:40, Simon Dawson wrote:
> Hi Thomas, thanks for looking at this.
> On 15 April 2013 09:32, Thomas Petazzoni
> <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> wrote:
>> >On Mon, 15 Apr 2013 08:19:00 +0100,spdawson at gmail.com wrote:
>>> >>+SAM_BA_LICENSE = BSD-like
>>> >>+SAM_BA_LICENSE_FILES = doc/readme.txt
>> >Hum, is this really the case? I thought the source code for it was not
>> >available? Well, it's true that a binary-only program can carry a BSD
>> >license... but to me, having 'BSD-like' license on a binary-only
>> >program sounds a bit odd.
> Yes, agreed. I'm not sure what the right approach is, given that
> sam-ba as distributed is a mixture of pre-built binaries, and (C and
> Tcl) source code. Perhaps we just say "sam-ba license", which may be
> less contentious...?
I do like the "BSD-like" qualifier, though, because it tells you a lot
more. How about "BSD-like (partly binary-only)"?
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