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Re: files in contrib/ without licence

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Tue, 02 Dec 2008 14:17:24 -0800

Hi Stefan,

The ones I wrote most of probably won't get a license since the company I worked
for was purchased by Dolby and they haven't responded to my requests to license
them. I haven't followed up either.

Blair

Stefan Sperling wrote:
> Hi,
>
> the following files in contrib/ do not have a licence:
>
> cgi/mirror_dir_through_svn.cgi
> client-side/emacs/vc-svn.el
> client-side/svn_all_diffs.pl
> client-side/svn_load_dirs/svn_load_dirs.pl.in
> client-side/vim/diff-to-logmsg.vim
> client-side/vim/svn.vim
> hook-scripts/detect-merge-conflicts.sh
> server-side/backup-recipe.sh
> server-side/load_repo_with_mergesensitive_copy.sh
> server-side/svnmirror-test.sh
>
> This prevents downstream distributors from packaging these files.
> Besides my other Subversion duties, I am maintaining the OpenBSD
> port of Subversion and cannot include these files if they do not
> have a licence.
>
> The authors, and committers who committed these files (there's
> some overlap) are in Cc. Please add a licence to your file[s].
>
> It's enough if you add them on trunk.
> I will take care of backporting the licences to the 1.5.x branch
> (unless anyone has a problem with that, but I doubt that's the case.)
>
> Thanks,
> Stefan
>
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