Hello Zope Developers,
I am packaging many Zope libraries for Ubuntu. But my packages were
rejected by archive admin because the source tarballs do not satisfy
the inclusion requirements.
>From https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PackagingGuide/Basic#Copyright :
* The upstream tarball must contain verbatim copies of all licenses
that are used by the files in the tarball. References to URLs or paths
to system files (such as /usr/share/common-licenses/) are not
sufficient. The license(s) must accompany the source code.
Every file under the ZPL has a sentence "A copy of the ZPL should
accompany this distribution." in it's header. But that's not the case.
Very few packages ship a ZopePublicLicense.txt in their source.
Reading the ZPL, its first condition is:
1. Redistributions in source code must retain the
accompanying copyright notice, this list of conditions,
and the following disclaimer.
Since this condition is not met, such packages cannot be legally distributed.
Who will add a copy of the license to each package in Zope SVN? When?
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