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Re: on TortoiseOverlay's licensing

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2008 12:35:18 +0200

teekaysoh_at_gmail.com wrote:
> On Sep 20, 9:55 am, Stefan Küng <tortoise..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> teekay..._at_gmail.com wrote:
>>> Item 1.c on TortoiseOverlay's License.txt state that the tortoise
>>> client may provide an acknowlegdement in "a textfile in the
>>> installation folder of the application."
>>> Any suggestion/sample on how this may be achieved? Can we add the
>>> acknowlegdement into the readme file, which will be bundled, but may
>>> or may not be shown, during installation of the tortoise client.
>> Of course you can include it in your own readme.
>> But your installer should be able to treat the license file like any
>> other file that gets installed and just install it with those?
>> It's just one more file (ok, text, not exe, but that shouldn't matter)
>> which gets installed.
>
> Just to be sure, do you mean dropping TortoiseOverlay's License.txt
> into the installation? In that case, we'll probably need to rename the
> file to something like TortoiseOverlayLicense.txt?

Yes, just drop it into the installation folder. And you're free to
rename the license file if it would otherwise collide with other files
you already have there. Just don't rename it to something a user
wouldn't recognize as a license file :)

Stefan

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Received on 2008-09-20 12:35:43 CEST

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