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[Savannah-register-public] [task #5612] Submission of OpenDos - An Open
[Savannah-register-public] [task #5612] Submission of OpenDos - An Open Source Dynamic Optimization System
Thu, 22 Jun 2006 22:12:51 +0000
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Update of task #5612 (project administration):
Status: Ping-ed => Need Info
Follow-up Comment #3:
In order to release your project properly and unambiguously under the GNU
GPL, please place copyright notices and permission-to-copy statements at the
beginning of every copyrightable file, usually any file more than 10 lines
long. A number of your source files are missing these necessary notices.
In addition, if you haven't already, please include a copy of the plain text
version of the GPL, available from http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.txt, into
a file named "COPYING".
For more information, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-howto.html.
If some of your files cannot carry such notices (e.g. binary files), then you
can add a README file in the same directory containing the copyright and
license notices. Check
http://www.gnu.org/prep/maintain/html_node/Copyright-Notices.html for further
The GPL FAQ explains why these procedures must be followed. To learn why a
copy of the GPL must be included with every copy of the code, for example,
Secondly, the word document format is a closed, proprietary format and not
fully readable by Free software. Please use a format that is fully readable
by Free software, such as open document, HTML, XML, texinfo or plain text.
For certain documentation formats we would prefer you to license under the
GNU FDL too. Also, please include copyright statements for your
documentation, stating its license and copyright holders.
Finally, please address the points that I raised earlier, with regards to
your project's name.
If you are willing to make the changes mentioned above, please provide us
with an URL to an updated tarball of your project. Upon review, we will
reconsider your project for inclusion in Savannah.
To help us better keep track of your registration, please use the tracker's
web interface following the link below. Do not reply directly, the
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