[coreboot] GPL license headers
stefan.reinauer at coreboot.org
Thu Oct 22 20:00:44 CEST 2015
>From my previous discussions with lawyers on the topic, the third
paragraph is unproblematic to remove. With resolutions of today's
monitors and keyboards often having a page down key, keeping the second
paragraph seems like a good compromise to stay friends with the legal
experts and err on the safe side.
* ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> [151021 05:41]:
> Let me ask around.
> On Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 7:20 PM Martin Roth <gaumless at gmail.com> wrote:
> I haven't seen any disagreement that we get rid of the entire third
> Alex votes that we should get rid of the second paragraph of the
> header as well, and what Ron posted SEEMS to support that we can,
> although the wording in that license header might be different enough
> that it doesn't apply to our case.
> Personally, I'm in favor of keeping the second paragraph. It looks to
> me like the first paragraph just discusses distribution, not
> liability. I don't really see any NEED to get rid of the second
> Are there any other thoughts either way on getting rid of the second
> On Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 6:47 PM, Alex G. <mr.nuke.me at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 10/20/2015 10:54 AM, ron minnich wrote:
> >> Eben Moglen, who ought to know, guided us on the release rules for the
> >> Plan 9 GPL release.
> >> Here is what he told us could go in each file:
> >> /*
> >> * This file is part of the UCB release of Plan 9. It is subject to the
> >> license
> >> * terms in the LICENSE file found in the top-level directory of this
> >> * distribution and at http://akaros.cs.berkeley.edu/files/Plan9License.
> >> * part of the UCB release of Plan 9, including this file, may be
> >> * modified, propagated, or distributed except according to the terms
> >> contained
> >> * in the LICENSE file.
> >> */
> > +2
> >> On Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 10:30 AM Patrick Georgi <pgeorgi at google.com
> >> <mailto:pgeorgi at google.com>> wrote:
> >> Get (the right set of) lawyers to sign off on that.
> > You were saying, Patrick?
> > Alex
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