Contributing license information?

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Oct 21 17:36:00 GMT 2011


On Oct 21 18:41, David Sastre wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 10:59:01AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Oct 21 13:02, Luke Kendall wrote:
> > > Can I ask a related question: for the few shell scripts and /etc
> > > files provided in base-files: what license are they under?  The
> > > package contains lots of licenses, as we've been discussing, but I
> > > couldn't find any indication of which license applies to the actual
> > > non-license files in base-files itself!
> > 
> > Isn't that hard on the verge of nit-picking?  These are simple scripts.
> > Their Linux brothers and sisters are under PD so I think it makes much
> > sense to define the Cygwin files as PD, too.
> > 
> > David, that's ok with you?
> 
> Yes, it's ok for me :)
> 
> Also, it's possible to specifically mention it in the header of every
> shellscript in base-files, maybe using CC0[1][2]?
> 
> CC0 would then be included under /usr/share/doc/common-licenses.

Sounds good.


Corinna

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