[Bug localedata/11213] localedata licencing issues

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[Bug localedata/11213] localedata licencing issues

glaubitz at physik dot fu-berlin.de
http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11213

--- Comment #9 from Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder at gmail dot com> 2012-07-15 16:00:40 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #7)
> If "Public Domain" like is a goal, is there any problem with CC-zero
>
> http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/

These are matters of taste.  Practically speaking, any free software
license is probably line.  Any GPL-compatible license is certainly
fine.

I can't stop you, but CC-zero is a pain in the neck because its text
is very long. Is "Public Domain"-like your goal? Anyway, we've gone
off-topic for this bugtracker --- feel free to contact me and Thorsten
by email and cc some mailing list of your choice and we can guide you
through the process of choosing a license that matches your intent.

If you just want a default for locales in glibc, LGPL-2.1+ ("the license
of glibc") is probably what most people were assuming the locales already
had.  A license notice can look like this:

 % Copyright © 2012, Chris Leonard
 % This file is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
 % it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License; either
 % version 2.1 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

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