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perl-Net-DNS-SEC license correction

This package's license tag was wrong all along; the license
tag will be corrected to `MIT'. Updates are on the way.

P

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Re: perl-Net-DNS-SEC license correction

By Paul Wouters at 08/07/2015 - 10:49

hm, I had 1.01 packages pending......

Also, the license says GPL+ or Artistic. The README says:

Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its
documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted, provided
that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that
copyright notice and this permission notice appear in supporting
documentation, and that the name of the author not be used in advertising
or publicity pertaining to distribution of the software without specific
prior written permission.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL
THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER
LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING
FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER
DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

Is that not the artistic license?

Paul

Re: perl-Net-DNS-SEC license correction

By Dan Book at 08/07/2015 - 11:17

GPL/Artistic is the perl license; the module's META.json specifies the MIT
license. The text included in the module is similar to the MIT and ISC
license text, it is definitely not the Artistic license or GPL. Personally
I would seek clarification from the author(s).

Re: perl-Net-DNS-SEC license correction

By Petr Sabata at 08/07/2015 - 13:08

On Fri, Aug 07, 2015 at 11:17:33AM -0400, Dan Book wrote:
I can ask upstream but giving the extreme similarity and
the CPAN metadata (taken from Makefile.PL -> META.* files)
explicitly states `MIT', it seems rather clear.

Petr