Bug 901759 - Tracker bug about Json license ( non free )
Summary: Tracker bug about Json license ( non free )
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: distribution
Version: 18
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: Bill Nottingham
Depends On: 901758 901765 1003849 1003854
Blocks: FE-Legal
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-01-19 01:46 UTC by Michael S.
Modified: 2014-03-17 03:32 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2014-02-05 15:16:07 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Michael S. 2013-01-19 01:46:32 UTC
According to http://wiki.debian.org/qa.debian.org/jsonevil, we should not ship anything under the Json license.

Looking at http://lintian.debian.org/tags/license-problem-json-evil.html, I see debian is currently trying to clean the issue and that we are also affected.

This is a tracking bug for the issue, linked to the individual bug reports for each affected packages ( after manual checking of the file, based on debian list, as I suppose they have a greater software collection )

Comment 1 Michael S. 2013-01-19 02:10:39 UTC
After looking at the list of affected packages, all the one in Fedora seems to be ok ( at least in the latest version, ie rawhide )

I checked jmol, transmission, moodle. 
php should be fixed already too.

Only mono seems to be still affected by the issue.

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