YES!!!! Yes, yes, yes. Thank you for being the trail blazer :)
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We have talked about this idea quite a bit. I'm posting to the Legal Team
as well, in case some are not also on the General list.
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On 7/26/13 7:20 AM, "Wolfgang Denk" <wd@...> wrote:
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org> you wrote:
Thanks (again) for poinin me in this direction. I really like the
I had a discussion with U-Boot Creator and Core Developer Wolfgang Denk.
He made some patches, they were accepted and the result is this header:
# (C) Copyright 2000-2013
# Wolfgang Denk, DENX Software Engineering, wd@....
# SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0+
idea of consistent, automatically parsable Unique License Identifiers.
and a Licenses folder with a README, Exception and the Licenses:I would like to point out that this is just a "not yet"; this is still
see also mailing list details here:
or this web site: http://www.denx.de/wiki/U-Boot/Licensing
It is not applied to all files of U-Boot. However, more than 5760 files
already use this new header.
work in progress - unfortunately the conversion requires careful
inspection and manual operation for a significant part of the files.
But then, this just makes all the more clear how urgently such an
improvement was needed.
a very resourceful way to simplify the license topic and an importantThe most interesting thing now is to watch if other projects pick up
towards adoption of SPDX
usage within projects and SPDX files provided with OSS releases.
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Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing.
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