[Catalog-sig] [PSF-Board] Troubled by changes to PyPI usage agreement

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Sat Jan 23 15:33:00 CET 2010

"Martin v. Löwis" wrote:
>> The second version does seem much more user-friendly, somehow, and
>> should calm fears about potential abuse of content by the Foundation.
>> Are we going to go with that?
> Not without legal advise. I would hope that users will also get
> permission to make copies of the content uploaded to PyPI, without
> having to study the license conditions of each and every packet
> that they may want to copy (and they may actually have to make a copy
> first to find out what the licensing conditions are).
> So ISTM that MAL's version is *less* user-friendly (at least, to the
> users of PyPI who actually want to use the packages that get uploaded).

If you read the text, you'll notice that nothing will change for
PyPI users.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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