Re: Purpose of licensing info

Tom Incorvia


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-----Original Message-----
From: spdx-bounces@... [mailto:spdx-bounces@...] On Behalf Of Kim Weins
Sent: Friday, January 14, 2011 11:01 AM
To: Peter Williams; SPDX
Subject: Re: Purpose of licensing info

I vote for best effort of the producer

On Fri 1/14/11 9:51 AM, "Peter Williams" <peter.williams@...>

On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 9:11 AM, Peterson, Scott K (HP Legal)
<scott.k.peterson@...> wrote:


In the file:

³See COPYING² [where the COPYING file is a copy of the GPL]


asserted license: GPL-2.0

license information in file: ³See COPYING²
Are we going to define the mechanism for deciding if a bit of text
that is not a standard header is a licensing statement? Or is it just
the best effort of the producer?

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