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Re: TODO: Python bindings re-license

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2010 09:57:17 -0500

David James wrote:
> 2010/1/18 Роман Донченко <DXDragon_at_yandex.ru>:
>> Also note that I want to eventually remove the trac directory and integrate
>> non-duplicate tests from there into the "main" testsuite - albeit I'm not
>> sure if I'm allowed to do that. Maybe we can persuade Edgewall to formally
>> contribute those parts to ASF so we can manupulate them freely?
>
> Hi Roman,
>
> The revised BSD license is quite permissive, so there are no
> restrictions on how you integrate Trac code into the Subversion
> codebase as long as the original copyright notice and license terms
> from Edgewall are included with the software. This means that yes,
> according to the license, you are welcome to remove the Trac directory
> and integrate its contents into the Python test suite.
>
> See also the original discussion of Trac licensing at
> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2005-08/0204.shtml

I'd be lying if I said I cared a lick about the licensing of our Python
bindings *tests*. But unless I'm mistaken, there's no reason for the
bindings themselves to carry additional copyright and license baggage. If
that's the case, I hereby request that we drop said baggage immediately.

-- 
C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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