[Openstack-devel] Comments regarding python-ddt_0.4.0-1_amd64.changes

Thomas Goirand zigo at debian.org
Sun Oct 20 04:43:34 UTC 2013

On 10/20/2013 05:50 AM, Luke W. Faraone wrote:
> Hello Thomas,
> On Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 01:31:51PM +0800, Thomas Goirand wrote:
>> On 10/19/2013 11:22 AM, Luke Faraone wrote:
>>> The only clue I could see as to the package license was a trove classifier:
>>> 	'License :: OSI Approved :: GNU Library or Lesser General Public License (LGPL)'
>> Yes, this is what lead me to write the debian/copyright with LGPL. This
>> has been written by the main author (biggest committer) of python-ddt,
>> Carles Barrobés, so I think that's enough proof that it's accurate.
> I agree that there was an intent for an LGPL license, clearly. However, there's
> no indication of LGPL-2. Since no version is specified, the debian/copyright
> should reflect that any version of the LGPL could be used.

debian/copyright has:

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at
your option) any later version.

Isn't this "any version" as you asked? If not, what do you suggest?


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