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Re: Licensing of modules for libposix

From: Reuben Thomas
Subject: Re: Licensing of modules for libposix
Date: Wed, 4 May 2011 11:00:21 +0100

On 4 May 2011 10:37, Jim Meyering <address@hidden> wrote:
> Copyright is covered by the notice at the top of every file.
> Authorship is another story. I've seen no reason to add the name
> of every "author" to each source file that's affected (and am
> strongly inclined never to do that).
> That is meta data and belongs in the logs, not in the sources.
> Besides, users of gnulib will need to know authorship of an
> individual file no more than we need to know who contributed
> to glibc's stdio-common/vprintf.c.

In that case why is anyone's name in any file header? Shouldn't they all be FSF?


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