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Re: [PATCH] distro: Add rsync

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: [PATCH] distro: Add rsync
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2012 17:54:55 +0100
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Andreas Enge <address@hidden> skribis:

> Am Freitag, 21. Dezember 2012 schrieb Nikita Karetnikov:
>> 1. Change 'uri' according to this [1] example.
> What does this change? Especially as it is not done systematically
> for the files already in the distribution.

Yeah, this is a minor issue, just a formatting convention that we should
try to follow.

>> 3. It's probably better to say what licenses are used for the other
>> files.
> Actually, what is one expected to do concerning licenses?
> README says:
> "Rsync may be used, modified and redistributed only under the terms of
> the GNU General Public License, found in the file COPYING in this
> distribution"
> COPYING is GPLv3. So I checked a few files whether this means
> gpl3 or gpl3+.
> rsync.c states gpl3+, for example.
> Some other files have different license statements. There is a subdirectory
> popt containing a different COPYING (looks like X11 license).

The combined work is GPLv3+ anyway, so I guess you were right in
choosing gpl3+ as the license.



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