[PATCH xserver 2/3] dtrace: remove "All Rights Reserved"
alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Thu Sep 22 12:45:32 PDT 2011
On 09/22/11 11:56, Gaetan Nadon wrote:
> This sentence contradicts the document license which is the "X.Org
> preferred License" as found in the License document. This sentence
> is internationally no longer required as of 2000.
> "the phrase continues to hold popular currency and serve as a handy
> convention widely used by artists, writers, and content creators to
> prevent ambiguity and clearly spell out the warning that
> their content cannot be copied freely".
> Only 3 documents out of 60 has this sentence.
> Signed-off-by: Gaetan Nadon<memsize at videotron.ca>
> doc/dtrace/Xserver-DTrace.xml | 2 +-
> 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/doc/dtrace/Xserver-DTrace.xml b/doc/dtrace/Xserver-DTrace.xml
> index bcba17d..5118777 100644
> --- a/doc/dtrace/Xserver-DTrace.xml
> +++ b/doc/dtrace/Xserver-DTrace.xml
> @@ -16,7 +16,7 @@
> <releaseinfo>X.Org Xserver version&xserver.version;</releaseinfo>
> -<holder>Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.</holder>
> +<holder>Oracle and/or its affiliates.</holder>
> <legalnotice id="copyright">
Sorry, but NAK. Oracle's legal guidelines and the permission I have under them
to release code require the notice in that form. I cannot give permission to
While Wikipedia may be correct (though it's not actually able to give legal
advice), that simply needs to be treated as part of the notice provided
by the copyright holder, and not something we can standardize or replace.
-Alan Coopersmith- alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System
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