Until today, kde-settings' License tag was declared as "Public Domain".
This made sense when all it contained was configuration settings such as
foo=false, which are clearly not a form of creative expression, but these
days kde-settings is growing some code snippets, e.g.:
* RPM dependency extractors
* possibly a Plasma initialization script
Those code snippets are probably copyrightable, and it is not legal for us
European contributors to just declare them Public Domain.
I have discussed this issue with the other contributors, and we agreed to
put kde-settings under the MIT License, in particular this variant:
which is the default license for Code contributions to Fedora, and which is
effectively as permissive as Public Domain, but legally sound worldwide.
As a result, the License tag in kde-settings-4.7-6.fc17 has changed to:
Please note that the kde-settings-pulseaudio subpackage is still Public
Domain because it contains literally nothing to copyright and license. (It
is an empty metapackage.)
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