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Re: Tests and copyright

From: David Engster
Subject: Re: Tests and copyright
Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 23:33:05 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.130008 (Ma Gnus v0.8) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

PJ Weisberg writes:
> On Aug 13, 2013 12:50 PM, "David Engster" <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I'm currently migrating our EIEIO test suite to Emacs, and I'm wondering
>> if files in the tests/ directory fall under the same rules w.r.t. to
>> copyright/papers?
> I don't see why they wouldn't,  if they're distributed.  They're just as much
> the original work of an author.

AFAIK, they are not distributed with the tarballs. Also, at least I do
not consider them part of "the Emacs source code", but I'm not a lawyer.

Anyway, I was just hoping that I wouldn't have to wade through years of
log history, as if porting test code wasn't boring enough already.


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