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Re: [alpine-user] What / Where is the License?

From: Natanael Copa <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org>
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:13:47 +0200

On Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:36:41 +0200
Daniel Isaksen <d_at_duniel.no> wrote:

> I agree, it is too vague. This would probably require relicensing some
> Alpine components to be compliant with this official license though.
>
> I will also continue work on getting all packages' licenses replaced with
> their SPDX equivalent once I am back from Spain and Oslo, early November.
>
> Natanael: Any opinion/input on this?

Different components of Alpine Linux uses different licenses, so it
will always be a combination of licenses. So the license depends on
what you consider "Alpine Linux" to be.

We will never be able to re-license all components to the same license.

-nc


>
> - Daniel
>
> On Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 7:33 AM, Brent Shaffer <betterbrent_at_google.com>
> wrote:
>
> > That's helpful, but "primarily MIT" won't work as a license. It'd be a
> > good idea to get an official license in place. I'm sure many people will
> > avoid using it until then.
> >
> > Thanks guys!
> > - Brent
> >
> > On Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 11:04 AM Daniel Isaksen <d_at_duniel.no> wrote:
> >
> >> I understand that it is multiple licenses, but primarily MIT.
> >>
> >> - Daniel
> >>
> >> On Oct 20, 2017 8:01 PM, "Jakub Jirutka" <jakub_at_jirutka.cz> wrote:
> >>
> >>> This is a good question! Two people has asked me about the same at
> >>> LinuxDays and I didn*t know the answer. A totally forgot about it, so
> >>> thanks for reminding. We should definitely clarify this.
> >>>
> >>> Jakub
> >>>
> >>> > On 20. Oct 2017, at 19:21, Brent Shaffer <betterbrent_at_google.com>
> >>> wrote:
> >>> >
> >>> > I must be going crazy. On the about page, FAQ, and in the source code,
> >>> I cannot find any recording of what the LICENSE is for Alpine Linux. Is
> >>> this intentional, or am I missing something?
> >>> >
> >>> > Thanks
> >>> > - Brent
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
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