I'm packaging software with the following license on part of the code,
and I need to know if it's OK.
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Greeting All !
This is related to a package I submitted for review:
WordNet - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=473583
This package is licensed under it's own specific license, something called the WordNet 3.0 license:
I would appreciate it if you could review this (very short, textwise) license and add it to the acceptable software licenses list at:
For what it's worth, I assume, this should not be too difficult to evaluate as an open source license. Further more, wordnet (the package) is already available along with a lot of linux distros. (which I understand would not automatically imply that it's OSS ...but still ...:) )
thanks for your help,
PS: adding a note to the BZ once this is approved, might help, else, I can always point the package reviewer to the fedoraproject.org page.