Re: [PATCH] treewide: Add SPDX identifier to IETF ASN.1 modules

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On Sat, Oct 21, 2023 at 09:23:55AM -0400, Richard Fontana wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 21, 2023 at 7:25???AM Lukas Wunner <lukas@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > Per section 4.c. of the IETF Trust Legal Provisions, "Code Components"
> > in IETF Documents are licensed on the terms of the BSD-3-Clause license:
> >
> >
> >
> > The term "Code Components" specifically includes ASN.1 modules:
> >
> >
> Sorry if this seems super-pedantic but I am pretty sure the license
> text in the IETF Trust Legal Provisions does not actually match SPDX
> `BSD-3-Clause` because of one additional word in clause 3 ("specific"
> before "contributors"), so IMO you should get SPDX to modify its
> definition of `BSD-3-Clause` prior to applying this patch (or get IETF
> to change its version of the license, but I imagine that would be more
> difficult).

I've submitted a pull request to modify the SPDX definition of
BSD-3-Clause for the IETF variant:

I assume this addresses your concern?  Let me know if it doesn't.

If anyone has further objections to this patch please speak up.



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