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Bug 594420 - upstream source missing for json package
Summary: upstream source missing for json package
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: json
Version: 13
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Alexander Kurtakov
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-20 16:01 UTC by Adam Goode
Modified: 2011-06-27 16:30 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
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Last Closed: 2011-06-27 16:30:46 UTC

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Description Adam Goode 2010-05-20 16:01:14 UTC
Description of problem:
The upstream source in json.spec points to which doesn't exist anymore.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

This is problematic since the original license is non-free, and this "" seems to be the only free-license version of this code.

Comment 1 Andrew Overholt 2010-08-23 20:01:53 UTC
This package was originally added as a dependency of some Eclipse plugins that are being worked on for Fedora packagers (they're not quite ready yet and haven't been announced yet).  That upstream [1] has plans to move to json-lib at which time we can probably retire this package if nothing else uses it.


Comment 2 Sebastian Dziallas 2010-09-11 19:37:13 UTC
I think you're looking for:

Upstream seems to have moved files around (and this looks like a new version). License looks like this ( and more details are here:

We'd really like to get this done for Etherpad (as noted in #624433).

Comment 3 Adam Goode 2010-09-11 21:21:37 UTC
Right, that's the problematic (non-free) license. See bug #455507.

Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2011-06-02 13:47:32 UTC
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Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2011-06-27 16:30:46 UTC
Fedora 13 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2011-06-25. Fedora 13 is 
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