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[Savannah-register-public] [task #13308] Submission of SlashNerd

From: Karl Berry
Subject: [Savannah-register-public] [task #13308] Submission of SlashNerd
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:23:41 +0000
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Follow-up Comment #15, task #13308 (project administration):

hi taj - the principle is that all original files, and ideally all the derived
files, have a clear copyright/license notice. Including,
ChangeLog, and so on.

it is fine to put notes in accompanying README's instead of the file itself,
when comments are not possible/convenient/whatever.

It is fine to have a single line "This file is public domain" for simple files
like example snippets and AUTHORS, or use the GNU "all-permissive" license, or
whatever.  It is fine to put the notice at the end of the ChangeLog file
instead of the beginning, since it would be a big drag to have it at the

(For the record, there is more extensive discussion of all these things in the
GNU maintainers' information,, if you are interested. 
It boils down to what I just wrote   .)



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