[Live-demo] [OSGeo] #487: List project licenses

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Thu Oct 1 13:45:57 PDT 2009

#487: List project licenses
Reporter:  camerons     |       Owner:  live-demo at lists.osgeo.org
    Type:  enhancement  |      Status:  new                      
Priority:  major        |   Component:  LiveDVD                  
Keywords:               |  
 It seems that there are some projects which are not purely Open Source,
 and as such we should be listing the licenses somewhere in the

 Jody Garnett wrote:
 > uDig includes ECW and MRSID support which is not under an open source
 license (not available for use on servers, software is limited in the size
 of image it can support or something). The license is included in the udig
 directory along with the LGPL.
 > Jody

 So we should:
 1. Define how each project should describe their license. I assume as a
 HTML snippet?
 Update http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/GISVM_Build#Writing_docs

 2. Incorporate into the documentation build process.

Ticket URL: <http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo/ticket/487>
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