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Package would be great. Challenge: Licensing (Scratch/Squeak)

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 129.246.254.236] on December 22, 2008 09:08 PM
I agree, packaging these for Fedora, Ubuntu, etc. would be great.

One challenge is licensing. Scratch is OSS, but it's written in Squeak.
Squeak was originally not released under OSS; the original code
has since been relicensed, and they've gotten hundreds of relicensing
statements from other co-developers, but not all (it appears):
http://www.squeak.org/SqueakLicense/

Which just goes to show that licensing of your program, and
of the systems you depend on, matters.

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