every use of BSD4 on hackage is incorrect

Felix Martini fmartini at gmail.com
Sat Mar 1 04:39:11 EST 2008

Right now i cannot see a reason why the cabal license field is an
enumeration instead of a string. The purpose seems to be to direct
people to preferred licenses of the Haskell community. If so this is
the wrong approach imo. A good explanation of licensing on the
haskell.org wiki is better. Btw. the Haddock headers in the GHC source
code also use custom strings for the license field.


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