Truecrypt 3.0 License
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On 10/13/2010 02:47 AM, Ulrich Mueller wrote:
>>>>>> On Tue, 12 Oct 2010, Dane Smith wrote:
>> I would like to add the license for truecrypt-7.0 to Portage. Link
>> is here http://www.truecrypt.org/legal/license
> It says "TrueCrypt License Version 3.0" not 7.0?
>> Does this license look ok to everyone?
> It looks very similar to the truecrypt-2.8 license that we already
>> If yes, I'm assuming it's going to go in the same groups as the
>> prior truecrypt licenses that are already in Portage?
> I don't see any truecrypt* license in profiles/license_groups so far.
> But to answer the question more generally: A new version of a license
> should only be added to groups like FSF-APPROVED or OSI-APPROVED if it
> has been approved by these organisations. On the other hand, for
> groups like MISC-FREE, it is as you assume. There the presence of a
> previous version is a good indication that the new version should also
> be added (given that it's similar enough to the previous version).
On a related note, given their download page,
http://www.truecrypt.org/downloads, do you think it's necessary to fetch
restrict it? They only "suggest" to point to them.
Gentoo Linux Developer -- Crypto and x86 Teams
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