Imakefiles sprouting new XFree86 licenses..
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Hi all, I'm not sure anyone has noticed this but I believe a fair few Imakefiles in the XFree86 tree recently sprouted XFree86 licenses... a lot of ones from the DRI project or from the PI days... Now I'm not copyright holder on any of these files, but I also believe the XFree86 project is not either so has no right to place its license on them.. I can see some changes to the files are being copyrighted by the XFree86 project, I'm not sure what the status of these files are but looking at the changelogs I can see many of the lib/GL ones came from PI originally which would make them or VA the copyright owners along with the changes being under the XFree86 project copyright but not license as you'd have relicensed the file without the original copyright owners permission.. http://cvsweb.xfree86.org/cvsweb/xc/lib/GL/dri/Imakefile for example, or are these files copyright abandonded? or was permission gotten? No flames please, about the license itself or any of that I'm just wondering about the workings of relicensing these files? Regards, Dave. -- David Airlie, Software Engineer http://www.skynet.ie/~airlied / airlied at skynet.ie pam_smb / Linux DECstation / Linux VAX / ILUG person _______________________________________________ Forum mailing list Forum@xxxxxxxxxxx http://XFree86.Org/mailman/listinfo/forum
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