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Subject: License Inconsitencies
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META files for this dist say "perl 5", ( indicating 'Artistic-1 or GPL-1+' ), however, some of  the PM files in this dist say only "The Perl Artistic License", which reduces flexibility, and gives it only a license that FSF consider "non-free" : https://www.gnu.org/licenses/license-list.html#ArtisticLicense


META.json-6-   "dynamic_config" : 1,
META.json-7-   "generated_by" : "ExtUtils::MakeMaker version 7.38, CPAN::Meta::Converter version 2.150010",
META.json:8:   "license" : [
META.json-9-      "perl_5"
META.json-10-   ],
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META.json-47-         "url" : "http://github.com/manwar/CGI--Simple.git&quot;,
META.json-48-         "web" : "http://github.com/manwar/CGI--Simple&quot;,
META.json:49:         "x_license" : "http://dev.perl.org/licenses/&quot;
META.json-50-      }
META.json-51-   },
META.yml-9-dynamic_config: 1
META.yml-10-generated_by: 'ExtUtils::MakeMaker version 7.38, CPAN::Meta::Converter version 2.150010'
META.yml:11:license: perl
META.yml-12-meta-spec:
META.yml-13-  url: http://module-build.sourceforge.net/META-spec-v1.4.html


./lib/CGI/Simple.pm-3907-This package is free software and is provided "as is" without express or
./lib/CGI/Simple.pm:3908:implied warranty. It may be used, redistributed and/or modified under the terms
./lib/CGI/Simple.pm:3909:of the Perl Artistic License (see http://www.perl.com/perl/misc/Artistic.html)

./lib/CGI/Simple.pm-3940-This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
./lib/CGI/Simple.pm:3941:modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. See L<perlartistic>.


./lib/CGI/Simple/Util.pm-449-This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
./lib/CGI/Simple/Util.pm:450:it under the same terms as Perl itself.


./lib/CGI/Simple/Standard.pm-397-This package is free software and is provided "as is" without express or
./lib/CGI/Simple/Standard.pm:398:implied warranty. It may be used, redistributed and/or modified under the terms
./lib/CGI/Simple/Standard.pm:399:of the Perl Artistic License (see http://www.perl.com/perl/misc/Artistic.html)


./lib/CGI/Simple/Cookie.pm-477-This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
./lib/CGI/Simple/Cookie.pm:478:it under the same terms as Perl itself.


./README-29-This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
./README:30:it under the same terms as Perl itself.


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