[PATCH 01/11] COPYING: Update to MIT Expat License rather than MIT X License

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Thu Jun 11 03:58:23 PDT 2015

Hi Bryce,

On 10 June 2015 at 19:55, Bryce Harrington <bryce at osg.samsung.com> wrote:
> MIT has released software under several slightly different licenses,
> including the old 'X11 License' or 'MIT License'.  Some code under this
> license was in fact included in X.org's Xserver in the past.  However,
> X.org now prefers the MIT Expat License as the standard (which,
> confusingly, is also referred to as the 'MIT License').  See
> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/tree/COPYING
> When Wayland started, it was Kristian Høgsberg's intent to license it
> compatibly with X.org.  "I wanted Wayland to be usable (license-wise)
> whereever X was usable."  But, the text of the older X11 License was
> taken for Wayland, rather than X11's current standard.  This patch
> corrects this by swapping in the intended text.
> In practical terms, the most notable change is the dropping of the
> no-advertising clause.
> Signed-off-by: Bryce Harrington <bryce at osg.samsung.com>

Thanks for these. For all code copyright to myself or Collabora, Ltd.,
as well as the code written by myself and copyright Intel Corporation,
this patch is:
Signed-off-by: Daniel Stone <daniels at collabora.com>


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