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From Robert Burrell Donkin <>
Subject Re: Question about using Rat and the potential to create "accepted exceptions"
Date Mon, 13 Aug 2012 19:53:43 GMT
On 08/13/12 08:31, David Crossley wrote:
> Robert Burrell Donkin wrote:

>> BTW
>> 1. We're pushing towards the first release of Whisker - this tool helps
>> with generating composite legal documents (LICENSE and NOTICE etc) and
>> verifying that the contents of a distribution (as opposed to source
>> code) are accounted for licensing-wise. If this sounds like something
>> that you might be interested, please jump in - we'd be very happy to
>> understand more potential use cases :-)
> That could be helpful for Forrest. I have a tool that i wrote
> specifically for the Forrest situation, called "licer" which
> correlates the licenses of packaged dependencies.

Sounds interesting :-)

> I should try to verify the results with Whisker.

There are a few loose ends that need to be tidied up with verification, 
so might be worth waiting until 0.1 has been cut (James uses Whisker to 
generate LICENSE and NOTICE, so this is more fully tooled.)


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