[Sugar-devel] Copyright notices
quozl at laptop.org
Sun Jan 2 20:37:39 EST 2011
On Sun, Jan 02, 2011 at 07:58:28PM -0500, Bernie Innocenti wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-01-03 at 11:28 +1100, James Cameron wrote:
> > The GPL has a section on how to apply the license to a program, and
> > it describes placing a summary of the license in the source.
> I'll ask the FSF licensing lawyer if there's an actual legal reason to
> do so or if it's just excess safety.
Last thing I'd want to tell developers is "don't do what they say in
that section of the GPL explanatory text". ;-} Complicates situation.
> I'm not too keen on displaying the full text of the GPL, though.
The GPL does indicate the minimum text to be displayed, it is only a few
lines, and I think that is sufficient. We have the full license
available in the control panel. But do we have translations for the
> Anyway, if there's some consensus on the basic idea of an About
> function for activities, I could work on a patch in my spare time.
I still can't figure out how to achieve consensus decision making in the
absence of a meeting or a membership list. ;-)
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