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From "Roy T. Fielding" <>
Subject Re: Multi-licensed dependencies
Date Thu, 29 Mar 2012 17:43:36 GMT
On Mar 29, 2012, at 6:17 PM, Marvin Humphrey wrote:
> Personally, I agree with Roy.  Perhaps it might seem a little odd to include
> the text of e.g. the GPLv2 in one of our LICENSE files (alongside a more
> permissive license), but the key here is that it is both legally OK for us to
> distribute a product bundling such a dependency without explicitly justifying
> our usage, and legally OK for a downstream consumer to distribute a product
> bundling ours which asserts usage of the dependency under a different
> rationale.

I prefer to put our license in the file and then, at the bottom, refer
to a list of other licenses per dependency (if included in this package),
wherein the dependency licenses are in separate files near the dependency.

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