[coreboot] Long license headers (ANGER WARNING)
mr.nuke.me at gmail.com
Tue Mar 3 19:35:01 CET 2015
On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 10:16 AM, ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 9:42 AM Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se> wrote:
>> ron minnich wrote:
>> Every project *does* however get to decide on formal requirements for
>> all contributions, and reject contributions which fail to meet those
> And that's an excellent point.
> So, Alex, Paul, Peter, anyone: if you want to craft a "how to create
> license headers" document (is there one?) that we could put at the top
> level, that's great.
Well, I was going to edit the wiki to remove the recommendation to use
long headers. It's locked. I refuse to contribute documentation as
long as we lock pages to a select few.
> When we released Plan 9 under GPL, (github.com/brho/plan9) it boiled down
> - file in top level of the tree
> - this statement in each file
> * This file is part of the UCB release of Plan 9. It is subject to the
> * terms in the LICENSE file found in the top-level directory of this
> * distribution and at http://akaros.cs.berkeley.edu/files/Plan9License. No
> * part of the UCB release of Plan 9, including this file, may be copied,
> * modified, propagated, or distributed except according to the terms
> * in the LICENSE file.
> That's how Eben Moglen told us it should be done. If anyone knows, he does,
> since he wrote the license and procedures.
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