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

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On 10/22/23 4:53 AM, Lukas Wunner wrote:
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
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.
Thanks for submitting the PR! Usually this is something that would be discussed via an issue before making a PR. I made one here and will have a closer look shortly. Also ideally, this patch would not be applied until the additional markup is confirmed by SPDX (in case this is deemed a new license and needs a new/different identifier)



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