* [PATCH] gemspec: use SPDX-compatible license for GPL-2.0+
@ 2015-10-19 21:18 Eric Wong
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From: Eric Wong @ 2015-10-19 21:18 UTC (permalink / raw)
Current versions of RubyGems still complains about the '+'
is valid according to: http://spdx.org/licenses
rainbows.gemspec | 10 +++++++---
1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
diff --git a/rainbows.gemspec b/rainbows.gemspec
index 3410197..afc8b5a 100644
@@ -53,7 +53,11 @@ Gem::Specification.new do |s|
# NeverBlock, currently only available on http://gems.github.com/
# s.add_dependency(%q<espace-neverblock>, ["~> 0.1.6.1"])
- # We inherited the Ruby 1.8 license from Mongrel, so we're stuck with it.
- # GPLv3 is preferred.
- s.licenses = ["GPLv2+", "Ruby 1.8"]
+ # Note: To avoid ambiguity, we intentionally avoid the SPDX-compatible
+ # 'Ruby' here since Ruby 1.9.3 switched to BSD-2-Clause license while
+ # we already inherited our license from Mongrel during Ruby 1.8.
+ # We cannot automatically switch licenses when Ruby changes their license,
+ # so we remain optionally-licensed under the terms of Ruby 1.8 despite
+ # not having a good way to specify this in an SPDX-compatible way...
+ s.licenses = ['GPL-2.0+', 'Nonstandard'] # Nonstandard = 'Ruby 1.8'
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