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On 02/25/2013 09:59 PM, Ralph Bean wrote:
python-requests has a license change at version 1.0.0.
We currently have the old version packaged, licensed ISC. The new
version is licensed Apache2.
We've been hesitating about whether or not to update because we're
not sure what impact the license change will have on dependant
For instance, a hypothetical GPLv2 python program may currently be
importing python-requests for use at runtime. If we updated
python-requests (from ISC to Apache2), would we be throwing that
program into a license violation?
Should we go ahead and update? Do we need to take any special
Go ahead, mere use (and not code copying) of independent modules in a
true interpreted language environment (like Python) is not a situation
where Fedora is generally concerned about license compatibility, as
long as those multiply licensed modules are not compiled together into
a single binary and there is no code copying between the two.
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