The SPDX group is committed to maintaining these URLs. So, I agree with my friend Henri, SPDX links are cool.

Phil Odence

SPDX Workgroup Chair

 

From: Henri Yandell <bayard@apache.org>
Reply-To: "legal-discuss@apache.org" <legal-discuss@apache.org>
Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 1:28 PM
To: ASF Legal Discuss <legal-discuss@apache.org>
Subject: Re: Adding BSD 4-clause to Category X List?

 

SPDX links are cool. Would be good for this one.

 

On Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 7:39 AM, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org> wrote:

 

On Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 9:27 AM Shane Curcuru <asf@shanecurcuru.org> wrote:

Henri Yandell wrote on 1/10/17 1:10 AM:
> Reminder to make it clear that by '4-clause BSD', we mean the
> advertising clause. I've seen other BSD derivatives with 4 clauses (how
> dare they!) that didn't have an advertising clause :)

For cases where license name + version number isn't explicit and
unambiguous, perhaps we should use SPDX names?

Is it this one?

  https://spdx.org/licenses/BSD-4-Clause.html

Or do links to the OSI definitions of specific license text work better?

 

I'll note that there is no OSI page for BSD 4 Clause.  

 


- Shane

>
> Hen
>
> On Mon, Jan 9, 2017 at 5:59 AM, Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com
> <mailto:jim@jagunet.com>> wrote:
>
>     +1
>
>     > On Jan 7, 2017, at 4:24 PM, Justin Mclean
>     <justin@classsoftware.com <mailto:justin@classsoftware.com>> wrote:
>     >
>     > Hi,
>     >
>     > Last time this was discussed I think it clear it should be
>     consider Category X. [1]
>     >
>     > Note there are exceptions like OpenSSL and and any 4 clause code
>     from the BSD. [2]
>     >
>     > Thanks,
>     > Justin
>     >
>     > 1.
>     https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/557a49d678809e2c543ef465dc36b2bd02eb02fda3c484f204468e39@%3Clegal-discuss.apache.org%3E
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>     > 2. ftp://ftp.cs.berkeley.edu/pub/4bsd/README.Impt.License.Change
>     <ftp://ftp.cs.berkeley.edu/pub/4bsd/README.Impt.License.Change>
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