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License of the package - consider move to GPL-3+ #198
In a thread in the emacs-devel maillist, the licensing situation for emacs packages provided through Emacs package archives has been under focus. I have volunteered to contact the authors of packages that have a license that is incompatible with Emacs, which is now under GPL-3+.
So I wonder if you could consider to change the license of your package to GPL-3+?
Looking at the files there seems to be a mix of files with different license. The top package is under GPL-2 but there are files and sub modules that are distributed under GPL-3+.
I am now mirroring the
Currently this issue is resolved, but there is another issue and taking care of that incompletely would cause this issue to resurface, so I am raising that here:
The Emacsmirror needs a package to have a "main library", from which it extracts some metadata. Usually this is something like
I was going to use
my tools started claiming that the license is
First of all, what do you consider the "main file"?
I would like to encourage you to add
So please consider adding that file and
@tarsius Thanks a lot for your advice and feedback!
The state of this issue actually amounts to two points: