On 04/17/2012 09:25 AM, Roy Bonser wrote:
With the release of iraf 2.16 I was wondering if it could be reconsidered for inclusion in fedora/epel. It looks like the licensing issues have been cleaned up.
These are very good news if IRAF could be packaged for Fedora! Awesome! Germán.
From the v2.16 release notes file: o "Free" Licenses Previous releases of IRAF were seen as being "non-free" due to legacy license retrictions in the system. In particular, the NCAR graphics code restricted re-distribution of IRAF by parties other than NOAO, and comments in the XYACC source directory were taken to mean that an original BSD source license was required. We are happy to report that both restrictions have been removed from the IRAF system: The XYACC code was rewritten prior to the v2.15.1a release and is covered under the OpenSolaris CDDL license. Agreements between NOAO and UCAR were reached to allow the NCAR code in IRAF to (retroactively) be covered by the current UCAR license allowing redistribution. A new COPYRIGHTS file and the text of the licenses now in use can be found in the $iraf/local directory as well as the distrubution directory on the iraf.noao.edu server. Thanks for your time, --Roy Bonser _______________________________________________ Fedora astronomy mailing list astronomy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/SIGs/Astronomy https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/astronomy
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