Guide: no documentation for license

Joshua Root jmr at
Wed Mar 9 16:34:13 PST 2011

On 2011-3-10 10:31 , Marko Käning wrote:
> On Mar 10, 2011, at 12:29 AM, Jeremy Lavergne wrote:
>>> OK, will add that.
>>> What about the syntax suggestion for multiple licenses discussed in the thread "Dual licensing syntax"?
>>> If one would say the new syntax should be e.g. {{GLP} {MIT}}, then for a single license it would require {{GPL}}, wouldn't it?!
>> Even trunk does not have a way of handling licenses as a list/array. I'd keep it out of the Guide if it's not in the code, at least in trunk.
>> Feel free to add mention of it on the Trac page though ;-)
> BTW, also platforms might want to make use of this list syntax, don't you think?

Everything is a string in Tcl, and lists are just strings with white
space in them. All options in MacPorts are treated as lists (whether it
makes sense or not).

And when would you have a port that can be built on one platform or
another but not both?

- Josh

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