On 08/07/2012 07:38 AM, Stephen Gallagher wrote:
I don't recognize the text of this license in a piece of software
to package as a dependency. The license listed on PyPi is "Freeware"
which doesn't seem right (and isn't a valid option anyway) but the
actual license text looks more permissive, except for the bit about "The
Software shall be used for Good, not Evil." That clause looks like it
might cause us some trouble...
Can I get a legal opinion? (The complete sources of the utility are
attached, including the license text in question).
I'm also going to contact upstream to see if I can get a license
As several other people have noted, this is the infamous jsmin license.
The upstream jsmin author takes a perverse pleasure in people ramming
headfirst into this nonsensical clause, and has repeatedly stated that
he will not remove it or reword it in such a way to resolve the issues
has some of the