We prefer the GPL+LE license for run-time libraries and header files, but I think we could also add the BSD-3-Clause licensed header files to the SDCC distribution since it is GPL compatible (see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/license-list.html#GPLCompatibleLicenses). I yust don't know where they fit better: should they be in standard "include" or in "non-free/include" directory? I'd appreciate the opinion from a debian guru: what is the debian policy regarding this?

Borut


On 10. 08. 2012 05:29, Erik Petrich wrote:
Gabriele,

I am forwarding your message onward to the developer mailing list 
(sdcc-devel) for public discussion.

   Erik
________________________________________
From: Gabriele Gorla [gorlik@yahoo.com]
Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2012 1:34 PM
Subject: SDCC S08 headers

hello,
I apologize for spamming everyone, but I was not sure who was the right 
person for this request.

I have been working for several months with freescale to get them to 
re-lincese all the S08 headers in an open source compatible license so 
they can be added to the sdcc distribution.

Their current proposal is to use BSD clause 3.
http://opensource.org/licenses/BSD-3-Clause

Is this acceptable for inclusion in the sdcc distribution?

thanks,
GG


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