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Re: [GNUnet-developers] 2 license headers to fix

From: Christian Grothoff
Subject: Re: [GNUnet-developers] 2 license headers to fix
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 22:25:06 +0100
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On 1/14/19 7:35 PM, address@hidden wrote:
> I started a new branch with my work on spdx via scripts (there are 
> applications, but our use-case
> is simple enough to do it with pipes for now).
> Odd results upon further expecting grep results:
> - src/gns/nss/nss_gns.c  header has not been touched since 2012, exceptions 
> 2013 and 2015.
>    It states that it is parts of nss-gnss. "Parts taken from nss.c in 
> nss-mdns" is not very
>    specific. Which parts? Have they been changed? Or is it all functions?

I would say inspiration and generally how NSS plugins are written, the
core logic is obviously different (not that I wrote the original code,
but it has been rewritten a few times since the original adaptation). So
it's probably not a copyright-relevant note, more of a "if you want to
see what inspired us / have a reference for documentation, this is where
you might want to look".

> - src/util/getopt.c  header should be double checked (typos, indentation, 
> etc).

Ah, that one's a minor adaptation (last function in the file or so was
added) of some code from gnulib (IIRC). To keep it
close/more-or-less-identical to the original, it was not re-indented or

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