[Libreoffice] Are ISC/BSD-licensed contributions acceptable?

Michael Meeks michael.meeks at novell.com
Thu Nov 25 08:44:46 PST 2010

Hi Wols,

On Thu, 2010-11-25 at 16:31 +0000, Wols Lists wrote:
> Have we got a standard LibreOffice header to go into new files ?

	Yes COPYING.NEWFILES in the toplevel has the stock header.

>  If not, I'm quite happy to craft one, along with a policy that tells people what
> to do and how we expect them to claim any relevant copyrights. And yes,
> I would very much take into considerations concerns about keeping the
> list of people low, we don't want too many names in the files or too
> many licences in the licence file. Basically, minor changes you have to
> look at git, licences mustn't explicitly name a copyright holder.

	Really; not mixing licenses within the same file is much to be
preferred; and if people insist on XYZ crazy-license, to have LGPLv3
+/MPL/<crazy-license> as a triple would be best.



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