[Pkg-fonts-devel] fontforge license queries
vasudev at copyninja.info
Thu May 5 02:24:40 UTC 2016
Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> writes:
> Quoting Vasudev Kamath (2016-05-02 16:58:19)
>> Now I would need some help to identify this license
>> All Rights Reserved
>> Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its
>> documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted,
>> provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that
>> both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in
>> supporting documentation, and that the name of Digital not be used in
>> advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of the software
>> without specific, written prior permission.
>> DIGITAL DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THIS SOFTWARE,
>> INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS, IN NO
>> EVENT SHALL DIGITAL BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR
>> CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF
>> USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR
>> OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR
>> PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.
>> It looks like Expat/MIT but the terms are not exactly the same so I
>> wonder what I should name this licensing as.
> For a license not listed at SPDX (as referenced in the copyright format
> 1.0 documentation) you will need to invent your own shortname. For a
> license closely related to an SPDX license and therefore likely derived
> from it, I would reuse the SPDX name with an added ~foo suffix, to
> indicated the relationship. Here I would use "Expat~Digital".
Thanks! (Both Jonas and Fabian). I think I would go with Expat~Digital
as suggested by Jonas.
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