Re: SPDX Identifier in licenses/source headers
In message <01813E194C768044A6486DB30B5338CCC312E490@...> you wrote:
This is the exact question I'm trying to get an official position for.
From the technical point of view the substitution of the (onmodified,
standard) GPL license text by a reference pointing to the same text
seems harmless. [We could consider this some form of "include"
statement.] But IANANL, so it would be intersting for me what for
example the FSF or the SFLC think about such replacement of the GPL
Especially if you end up with less information (e.g., loss ofNote that I explicitly talk only about the unmodified body of some
standard license text. Any other text like what you list here is
obvioulsy a different thing and must never be touched.
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