[PATCH app-transset] COPYING: make the content reflect the copyright statements in source code

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Wed Jan 25 17:37:56 PST 2012

On 01/25/12 05:33 PM, Arnaud Fontaine wrote:
> Hi,
> Thank you very much for all your patches.
> Gaetan Nadon<memsize at videotron.ca>  writes:
>> No "Copyright © 2003 Keith Packard" could be found in source code.
> There is only one  copyright header in the source code,  and this is for
> dsimple.c which is  just convenient Xlib code shared by  many X projects
> and  some additional  code  added  by Daniel.  You  can find  additional
> information there:
> http://packages.debian.org/changelogs/pool/main/t/transset-df/transset-df_6-1/transset-df.copyright
> Therefore,  I think  this patch  should be  amended to  add comments  in
> transSet.c stating that this is in  public domain along with the authors
> name, and update COPYING accordingly. Could you do it or should I do it?

Be careful - you can only state that if the authors have explicitly relinquished
their copyrights, and shouldn't assume they have without evidence of that.

	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System

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