[Haskell-cafe] [Offtopic?] Cabal package license and copyright holder question

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Wed Nov 21 15:37:16 EST 2007

On Wed, Nov 21, 2007 at 12:58:52 +0100, Alfonso Acosta wrote:
>Hi all,
>I don't know if this is the right place to ask but, since it's somehow
>Haskell-related I decided to use haskell-cafe.
>I'm cabalizing a library which, apart from my own code, has code taken
>from others. As it could be expected, each piece has its own copyright
>holder and (slightly) different license.
>The concrete holder and licenses are clearly annotated in every module.
>But, even with that, I'm not sure if I'm entitled to set an overall
>copyright holder and license for the whole cabal package. So, right
>now, I'm not sure about what license and holder filelds should I set in
>my .cabal file.
>Could  anyone who had encounterd this problem before suggest a

The Haskell Cryptographic Library[1] “suffers” from the same problem.
IMHO it has a slightly unconventional solution to the problem.


[1]: http://www.haskell.org/crypto/

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