[fedora-india] libkqueue - Packaging wishlist
metherid at gmail.com
Fri Mar 11 05:09:26 UTC 2011
On 03/09/2011 08:45 PM, Aditya Patawari wrote:
> Hi Rahul,
> It is not written anywhere that GPL is being used but I found the
> notice below in one of the files:
> # Copyright (c) 2009 Mark Heily <mark at heily.com>
> # Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software for any
> # purpose with or without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above
> # copyright notice and this permission notice appear in all copies.
> # THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND THE AUTHOR DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES
> # WITH REGARD TO THIS SOFTWARE INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
> # MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR BE LIABLE FOR
> # ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES
> # WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN
> # ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF
> # OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.
> Should I assume it is GPLed or write to the developer about the license?
This is not GPL at all. Usually libraries are not licensed under GPL.
This is a MIT license, specifically old style with a legal disclaimer.
Use the license tag "MIT" for this variant.
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