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Id: 11725
Status: resolved
Priority: 0/
Queue: XML-Twig

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Owner: MIROD [...] cpan.org
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Broken in: 3.16
Fixed in: 3.17



Subject: license is a bit unclear
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XML-Twig-3.16/README: This module is free software. It may be used, redistributed and/or modified under the terms of the Perl Artistic License XML-Twig-3.16/Twig.pm: This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. But Perl is also licenced under GPLv1. And so, strictly speaking, "under Perl Artistic License" does not mean "under the same terms as Perl itself". Please clarify.
Date: Thu, 03 Mar 2005 07:02:30 +0100
From: Michel Rodriguez <mirod [...] xmltwig.com>
To: bug-XML-Twig [...] rt.cpan.org
Subject: Re: [cpan #11725] license is a bit unclear
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> This message about XML-Twig was sent to you by guest <> via rt.cpan.org > > Full context and any attached attachments can be found at: > <URL: https://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=11725 > > > XML-Twig-3.16/README: > This module is free software. It may be used, redistributed > and/or modified under the terms of the Perl Artistic License > > XML-Twig-3.16/Twig.pm: > This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify > it under the same terms as Perl itself. > > But Perl is also licenced under GPLv1. And so, strictly speaking, "under Perl Artistic License" does not mean "under the same terms as Perl itself". Please clarify. >
You are right, the README needs to me changed to match what's in Twig.pm. It will be in the next release, it is already in the development version. Thanks -- Michel Rodriguez Perl &amp; XML xmltwig.com


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