Propsing ruby gems & foul language in license...
pingou at pingoured.fr
Mon Sep 12 13:26:12 UTC 2011
On Mon, 2011-09-12 at 09:22 -0400, Darryl L. Pierce wrote:
> Someone pointed out an interesting Ruby gem  to me recently that I
> thought about packaging for Fedora. The gem has a dependency tree that
> includes several other gems that aren't in Fedora as well , so I'd
> love it if a few people could pitch in to help out with maintaining (or
> co-maintaining with me) the additional packages.
> One of them, mg, has as its license the following (censored):
> Written by [Ryan Tomayko](http://tomayko.com/about), extracted
> by [Simon Rozet](http://atonie.org).
> DO WHAT THE F*** YOU WANT TO PUBLIC LICENSE
> Version 2, December 2004
> With similar text to follow. Basically the developer licensed it as
> totally free, but the language is less than desirable.
> Is this going to block the package from being added if propose?
This license is part of the
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing#Software_License_List and is
acceptable for inclusion in Fedora:
Do What The F*ck You Want To Public License WTFPL Yes Yes Yes
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