On 1 March 2018 at 23:35, Leonardo Brondani Schenkel <lbschen...@macports.org> wrote: > On 2018-03-01 14:48, Ryan Schmidt wrote: >>> >>> +license BSD-2-Clause >> >> >> MacPorts doesn't know that license by that name; we call this license >> "BSD". It's important to use the correct license name so that MacPorts can >> distribute binaries of ports that are distributable. Changing the license >> after a successful build does not currently cause the buildbot to reexamine >> the port to distribute binaries that didn't get distributed before, so it's >> important to get the license correct the first time. The list of licenses we >> currently use is documented here: >> >> https://trac.macports.org/wiki/PortfileRecipes#licensekeyword > > > I think that we should consider using SPDX license identifiers  in the > ports. It was deliberately made to make it easier to track compliance, as it > is the use case here. They're very precise and they're being adopted by > quite a lot of projects nowadays, for example the Linux kernel .
I was going to suggest the same thing. FreeBSD ports uses them and they tend to work out quite well. Very strong +1 to this model. -- Eitan Adler