[Fedora-legal-list] [RFC] Switching to SPDX in license tags

Haïkel hguemar at fedoraproject.org
Thu Jul 9 14:41:00 UTC 2015

2015-07-09 16:21 GMT+02:00 Richard Fontana <rfontana at redhat.com>:
> On Thu, Jul 09, 2015 at 09:42:55AM -0400, Tom Callaway wrote:
>> I'm hesitant to go down this road for a number of reasons:
> [...]
>> 5) It implies that we're planning on implementing the full SPDX
>> specification. And we're not.
> This last one is a big concern for me. What I've been seeing, and I
> don't mean to suggest this is some intentional sinister scheme, is
> that the confusion between the SPDX abbreviation system and the full
> SPDX spec is being used to make the full SPDX effort look more viable
> or popular than it actually is.
> RF

>From my PoV, the abbreviation system is already an improvement,
if it's commonly shared with other distros (and Suse already switched to it).


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