[PATCH 10/11] cursor-data.h: Change SuSE licensed code from X11 to Expat

Bryce Harrington bryce at osg.samsung.com
Thu Jun 11 17:10:50 PDT 2015

On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 10:55:28AM +0200, Markus Slopianka wrote:
> On Wednesday 10 June 2015 11:55:21 Bryce Harrington wrote:
> > The license text for this file mentions SuSE specifically, however it is
> > otherwise identical to all the other MIT X11 licensed code in Wayland,
> > and so can be changed to the substantially identical MIT Expat license.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Bryce Harrington <bryce at osg.samsung.com>
> > ---
> >  /*
> >  * Copyright 1999 SuSE, Inc.
> BTW the company's name is SUSE Linux GmbH since several years.
> https://www.suse.com/ContactsOffices/contacts_offices.jsp

To be honest, with dated copyright statements I'm unsure that it needs
to be updated to the current name of the corporation.  I would bet that
it is supposed to match the name of the corporation at the time of the
copyrighting, not current day.  Else, there's a ton of code out there
that needs copyright statement updates!  :-)

But I am no lawyer so don't know.  Instead, with this patchset my intent
is to keep the copyright statements as-is, and leave it to others more
knowledgable than me, to propose the updates for review in separate


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