LICENSE questions

Doug Barton dougb at
Mon Jun 14 08:07:33 UTC 2010

I'm working on adding LICENSE information to my ports, and have a few 
questions. A lot of my ports are ISC products, and they have the 

I also have dns/fpdns which has this: which looks like it could 
be BSD, but I'm not sure. I also have several others in this category.

net-mgmt/p5-Net-IP has 
which could fall into the "perl" category, except there isn't one. :)

Then there is security/libassuan which seems to be dual licensed under 
GPLv3 and LGPLv2, did we ever decide how to handle that?

textproc/htdig is so old that it is using LGPL 2, but there is only an 
LGPL21 in

x11/xscreensaver doesn't have an explicit copyright/license file, but it 
has this in the individual files:
  * xscreensaver, Copyright (c) 1991-2010 Jamie Zawinski <jwz at>
  * Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute, and sell this software 
and its
  * documentation for any purpose is hereby granted without fee, 
provided that
  * the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that
  * copyright notice and this permission notice appear in supporting
  * documentation.  No representations are made about the suitability of 
  * software for any purpose.  It is provided "as is" without express or
  * implied warranty.
Seems like BSD to me?




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