Re: License text for LGPL-3.0
Steve, thank you so much for summarising the discussion, and the Legal
Team for working on the topic. I regret that I did not join the call,
but from what I see you basically got everything covered anyway.
~ Steve Winslow [2022-01-10 22:33 +0100]:
* The license-list-XML repo includes plain text versions of each licenseOff-topic: would there be a better way for REUSE to fetch the full
Personally, I'm +1 to make these changes:As a REUSE team member, I am obviously in favour of these changes as
* It doesn't resolve all possible ambiguities about "did you meanAs also mentioned by Alan, this is a separate problem. For REUSE
however, this is no big deal as you can tell from the name of the
license text file (e.g. LICENSES/LGPL-3.0-only.txt) that the file
should cover the LGPL license. If someone had also file under GPL, thios
would just mean that another license text file
(e.g. LICENSES/GPL-3.0-only.txt) would exist.
*Things that are off-topic for this thread*:FYI, in the discussions we've had with FSF about this topic, this was
also our proposal but it has been rejected by them.
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