Specific license field
ndmitchell at gmail.com
Fri Nov 6 12:29:27 EST 2009
I just got approached by Fedora maintainers with the query that HLint
doesn't specify it's license fully. The License field in the cabal
file says "GPL", and the LICENSE file has a copy of the GPL v2, but I
never say GPL version 2, or GPL version 2 and above etc. What is the
Cabal approved way to indicate your licensing constraints? I suspect
all other distro's packaging HLint have just guessed, or gone GPL 2
because that's clearly a subset of what I might have intended.
PS. For anyone who stumbles across this email, the intention was to
license HLint under the GPL v2, but if that license doesn't suit
someone, email me.
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