[Fedora-legal-list] CeCILL licence
Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski
dominik at greysector.net
Thu Oct 9 20:10:18 UTC 2008
On Thursday, 09 October 2008 at 22:01, Tom spot Callaway wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-10-09 at 21:31 +0200, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> > Hi.
> > SciLab has changed its licence to CeCILLv2, which claims to be GPLv2+
> > compatible. I tried reading it and it gave me a headache. It seems
> > to contain a few dubious passages. Could RH Legal have a look at it
> > and decide if it's OK to include code licensed under it in Fedora?
> Yep, they're all fine, they were in the Licensing list already:
> CeCILL License v2 is Free and GPL compatible. (License: CeCILL)
> CeCILL-B License is Free but GPL-incompatible (License: CeCILL-B)
> CeCILL-C License is Free but GPL-incompatible (License: CeCILL-C)
> I'll worry about v1 if something actually uses it.
Thanks and sorry for bothering you. I didn't think to check the Licensing
list, because someone mentioned this to me as a new occurence (SciLab's
licence change, that is).
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