[coreboot] licensing text

Paul Menzel paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Feb 12 22:13:34 CET 2014

Dear Ron,

thank you for your proposal.

Am Dienstag, den 11.02.2014, 23:30 -0800 schrieb ron minnich:


> I just got done relicensing a different project under the GPL. In the
> process I had to discuss wording and such with Eben Moglen.

By the way, which project is this?


> In each file, we'd have this to replace the current pile of text.
> "This file is part of Coreboot Project. It is subject to the license terms
> in the LICENSE file found in the top-level directory of this distribution

We currently do not have a `LICENSE` file in our repository. There is
only `COPYING` file.

“distribution” sounds strange to me. But that is just me I guess.

> and at http://www.coreboot.org/license.html. No part of the Coreboot
> Project, including this file, may be copied, modified, propagated, or
> distributed except according to the terms contained in the LICENSE file."


> So, does this work or do people have objections?

The other things I found were already brought up by others.


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