[R-sig-Fedora] License of the nutshell package

Ed Avis eda at waniasset.com
Wed Mar 16 08:14:45 CET 2011

Pai <mkpai at redhat.com> wrote:

>I wish to package the nutshell package. I need help to understand which
>license is relevant.

>The audioscrobbler data is made avaialable under the following Creative
>Commons license:
>	http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/1.0/

That's 'non-commercial use only' so not suitable for Fedora.  You would
to strip out this data.  You might ask the upstream project if they'd
put it in a separate distribution themselves.

>All other data files are made available under a Creative Commons
>Attribution 3.0 United States License:
>	http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us

That sounds fine.  But it says 'data files'.  Did you find out what
applies to the code itself?

Ed Avis <eda at waniasset.com>

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