On Tue, Dec 02, 2008 at 05:45:36PM -0500, Mark Phippard wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 3:55 PM, Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:
> > 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.)
> We have gone through this before, Peter Samuelson regularly brings
> this up because Debian has the same issue. So I suspect the files
> that are left without a license have mostly done so because we cannot
> assign one. It looks like a couple in your list might be new files
> where a license was overlooked and could be updated.
Yes, I guess some (if not most, except Blair's files) are simply
> Why don't we boot these files from trunk and our tarballs? We could
> create a new top-level folder for them or just get rid of them
I'd happily do that eventually if no responses come in.
Received on 2008-12-03 00:11:10 CET