[linux-dvb] [PATCH] dvbtraffic tweaks

Johannes Stezenbach js at linuxtv.org
Sun Jul 10 21:42:05 CEST 2005


Felix Domke wrote:
> Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
> > Joe Orton wrote:
> >>BTW - there are quite a few files in dvb-apps which are missing 
> >>copyright and licensing notices.  Any chance these could be added as 
> >>appropriate?  Is everything supposed to be GPL?
> > Holger Waechtler thought it was cool to not specify a license.
> > Maybe a few others just didn't think it's important.
> > In any way you'd have to contact the original authors
> > and all contributors and get their permission to change the license.
> > You're very welcome to do so.
> I can only speak for the original version of dvbtraffic, but i'll
> declare it as public domain, so feel free to do whatever you want to do
> with it, including changing the license to either BSD or GPL or even
> sell it ;)

Hm, since I just added Joe's patch I need to ask him, too:
Joe: Is it OK for you to release dvbtraffic.c with your patch
into the public domain? I.e. can I add a header like this:

/* This file is released into the public domain by its authors */

Or do you prefer a different license liek the GPL?

Johannes




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