Le lundi 30 décembre 2013 à 12:51 -0500, Tom Callaway a écrit :
On 12/25/2013 03:52 PM, Milan Bouchet-Valat wrote:
> I'd like to package the openlibm library  which is a dependency of
> the Julia language . The original license of the project, besides
> later contributions which are under BSD and MIT licenses, is an
> apparently custom license whose text is as follows (see ):
> Copyright (C) 1993 by Sun Microsystems, Inc. All rights reserved.
> Developed at SunPro, a Sun Microsystems, Inc. business.
> Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this
> software is freely granted, provided that this notice
> is preserved.
> The text looks like slightly contradictory since it starts stating "All
> rights reserved" before granting the rights to do mostly anything you
> want with the code given the license is preserved. I guess it is OK to
> ship it, but I would like a confirmation for more clued people.
> As a secondary point, how should I indicate the license in the License
> field of the .spec file? FDLIBM and BSD and MIT?
"All Rights Reserved" is a Legalese no-op (it used to mean something
once, but post-Berne convention, it doesn't mean anything). You can
ignore it entirely.
Let's just call that SunPro license MIT and move on. It isn't unique
enough to merit a new license name.
Cool, thanks for the help!