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Dmitry Torokhov [Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 11:03:29PM -0800]: > On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 08:35:44PM +0100, Nico Schottelius wrote: > > There is name for it, and it is not "similar content" but rather > functionally complete modules. IOW producing 3 files selection_copy.c, > selection_paste.c, do_selection.c and disable_paste.c contraining > functions with the respecive names is brain dead but splitting selection > handling code into one separate file with a couple of private (static) > functions and a couple of globals is quite sensible. I'm very open to creative critics and that are and especially thankful if you help me :-) > > > More importantly, why copyright notices of all former contributors have been > > > stripped off once the code was moved? It is one thing to add your own > > > copyright string (although even that requires the change to be copyrightable > > > and not a mechanical transformation) but claiming sole copyright over > > > entire body of code it something quite different. > > > > I'm sorry, I somewhere stopped to continue the process of cleaning up. > > My idea was to cleanup the files and re-add the correct copyright after > > being done. > > This is quite a novel idea for cleanup - to start with copyright notices! Not really true - it has been use template + copy function out of huge file, make it a smaller file. > > > Note that I don't claim to have copyright interest in GPM anymore since > > > all my work has been removed during 1.20.2 -> 1.20.1 rollback. I wonder > > > why, by the way, since it implemented fairly decent and full support of > > > Linux event interface. I suppose Explorer PS/2 emulation from mousedev > > > is good enough but I think we might be dropping mousedev (at least not > > > enable it by default) in not so distant future. > > > > Well, need to have a look at the current status sometime soon anyway.. > > > > You know, I am not holding my breath... Given the amazing progress I > witnessed in last, what, 7 years? Well, you know, this is an open source project. If you don't like what happens, feel free to do it better :-) Cheers Nico -- New PGP key: 7ED9 F7D3 6B10 81D7 0EC5 5C09 D7DC C8E4 3187 7DF0 Please resign, if you signed 9885188C or 8D0E27A4. Currently moving *.schottelius.org to http://www.nico.schottelius.org/ ...
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