[darcs-users] Licensing and copyright fun.
Trent W. Buck
trentbuck at gmail.com
Mon Oct 6 01:09:07 UTC 2008
trentbuck at gmail.com (Trent W. Buck) writes: > Licensing >
========= > > If a file has no license declaration, it *is not
licensed*. Therefore > adding license declarations is REQUIRED.
It is *not* sufficient to > simply include a COPYING file in the
root directory. This applies to > *ALL* files (that aren't
autogenerated), including documentation, tests > and build files.
Hmm, apparently what's important is that licensing is UNAMBIGUOUS.
The BEST way to do this is by adding a declaration to each file,
but conceivably we could have a file in the top directory simply
saying "unless otherwise specified, all files in this repository
are licensed under the terms of GPL2 or higher, with <the openssl
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