[Fedora-legal-list] Consolidating licensing information
sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Wed Feb 27 22:21:26 UTC 2008
Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> All the licensing information is somewhat spread out in packaging
> guidelines needs to be consolidated to the licensing page in the wiki
> IMO. There are other repositories and distributions referring to the
> packaging guidelines or licensing guidelines and it would be useful for
> us to have a single reference. Also as discussed earlier, the following
> exception must be dropped from the exceptions section in the packaging
> guidelines as this is legacy information not applicable anymore.
> "Some fonts are released as upstream as TTF only. These fonts are
> treated as content. When source code is available (like ?DejaVu), then
> the font must be built from source. "
> It would probably be useful to put out a announcement of this change in
> fedora-devel-announce list that fonts must be free and open source too.
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