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Month: February 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] tde-packaging build script GPL/Public Domain statement requirement?

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2012 21:29:44 -0600
> Tim, All,
>   When we last did the build scripts for trinity, Tim suggested that each
> build
> script contain reference to the GPL. I had submitted all build scripts for
> Arch
> with:
> #
> # All modifications and uses of this file are licensed under
> # the software for which this file was made for, should the software
> # be under an Open Source License, at least version 1.9, defined
> # by the Open Source Initiative. In other cases, this file is
> automatically
> # released to the Public Domain.
> #
>   I've noticed the current scripts omit the statement. For
> submitting/updating
> scripts, is this something that is wanted? If so, does it need to be
> updated in
> any way? It could be more readable legally.
> --
> David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.

The license agreement for anyone who has commit access states that if a
license block is not included on a file, the file is placed into the
public domain when it is uploaded to the TDE GIT repository.

Feel free to clean up any legal statements on the files in GIT; this is
not my area of expertise. ;-)