Licensing/Haskell Language Report License

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License Notes

This license was found in the "random" haskell package ( It is Free and GPL-Compatible. The clause that permits modification, as long as "it does not claim to be a definition of the Haskell 98 Language" can be seen as "prohibiting misrepresentation of the origin" of the modified version, a category of clauses traditionally treated as GPL-compatible.

License Text

Code derived from the document "Report on the Programming Language
Haskell 98", is distributed under the following license:

  Copyright (c) 2002 Simon Peyton Jones

  The authors intend this Report to belong to the entire Haskell
  community, and so we grant permission to copy and distribute it for
  any purpose, provided that it is reproduced in its entirety,
  including this Notice.  Modified versions of this Report may also be
  copied and distributed for any purpose, provided that the modified
  version is clearly presented as such, and that it does not claim to
  be a definition of the Haskell 98 Language.