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Re: TODO: Python bindings re-license

From: Роман Донченко <DXDragon_at_yandex.ru>
Date: Sun, 31 Jan 2010 22:50:37 +0300

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> писал в своём письме Sat, 30 Jan
2010 01:55:36 +0300:

> Mark Phippard wrote:
>> 2010/1/29 Роман Донченко <DXDragon_at_yandex.ru>:
>>> I meant the license file that you've just deleted, but I guess it's no
>>> longer an issue. 8=]
>>> Still:
>>> 1) The reference to this file should be deleted from NOTICE.
>>> 2) References to LICENSE_FOR_PYTHON_BINDINGS should be removed from
>>> the code
>>> in question and replaced with... something else.
>>> 3) I see LICENSE says this:
>>>> For the python bindings test suite
>>>> (subversion/bindings/swig/python/tests/):
>>> I think it should read:
>>>> For portions of the python bindings test suite
>>>> (subversion/bindings/swig/python/tests/trac/):
>> The emails and examples I have sent should make it clear how this all
>> ought to look. Since you seem to be the most interested in this issue
>> why not just send a patch?
> +number_of_email_in_this_thread :-)

Okay. Don't take my imperative tone as unwillingness - I just want to
gather consensus before I start doing stuff. 8=]

How about this one?

Clean up the Python bindings testsuite's licensing, remove references that
are no longer valid.

* NOTICE: Reference the top-level LICENSE file, instead of the now-removed

* LICENSE: Remove comment marks and list all the copyright holders for the
BSD-licensed code.

     subversion/bindings/swig/python/tests/trac/test.py: Replace references
      with the full license text; add the ASF blurb where it's missing.

I'm not quite sure what to do with the copyrights that were listed in
individual files, but not in LICENSE_FOR_PYTHON_BINDINGS. Right now I've
just dumped them all into LICENSE. Should I do the same with NOTICE?

Or maybe since retaining them wasn't explicitly required by the license, I
should just drop them? That doesn't sound very nice, I know. 8=] I just
want to simplify the license.


Received on 2010-01-31 20:51:28 CET

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