[Hackage] #828: Distribution.License datatype and comment weirdness

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#828: Distribution.License datatype and comment weirdness
  Reporter:  sli            |        Owner:          
      Type:  defect         |       Status:  new     
  Priority:  normal         |    Milestone:          
 Component:  Cabal library  |      Version:
  Severity:  minor          |     Keywords:          
Difficulty:  unknown        |   Ghcversion:          
  Platform:                 |  

Comment(by AntoineLatter):

 Replying to [comment:1 AntoineLatter]:
 > I have understood "AllRightsReserved" to mean "no license is granted".
 > This would be useful for organizations hosting Cabalized projects

 Here is a wikipedia entry on the issue:


 I'm not sure what sort of replacement should be offered.

 Would a blank "License" field imply "no license is granted?"

 I guess it would be the responsibility of someone downloading the package
 to inspect it for a license.

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/828#comment:2>
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