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From: Stephan Gerhold <>
To: Robert Foss <>
	Dmitry Baryshkov <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1] dt-bindings: clock: qcom: Relicense to GPL2 + BSD
Date: Fri, 20 May 2022 20:37:53 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YofgAd/> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Fri, May 20, 2022 at 02:44:47PM +0200, Robert Foss wrote:
> Qualcomm has given permission for all the dt-bindings to be dual
> licensed. All of the Linaro authored bindings are easy to change, in
> terms of the permissions & copyrights, so they've been bundled in this
> commit.
> Additionally clean up the syntax of some of the copyright statements.
> Signed-off-by: Robert Foss <>
> ---
> There are more Qcom bindings that should have the license updated
> to GPL2+BSD, but since they haven't been authored or copyrighted
> by Linaro, I think I'll have to hunt down the authors individually.
>  include/dt-bindings/clock/qcom,gcc-msm8998.h          | 2 +-
>  include/dt-bindings/clock/qcom,rpmcc.h                | 2 +-
>  include/dt-bindings/clock/qcom,rpmh.h                 | 6 ++++--

At least these 3 have contributors outside Qualcomm and Linaro.
Doesn't this mean you would still need to contact all of them
and see if they are fine with relicensing their contribution?

I don't want to make this more complicated than necessary, but it's
probably better to be careful when it comes to licensing stuff...

(Although personally I think it feels a bit weird to discuss copyright
 for a bunch of "numbered names"...)


  reply	other threads:[~2022-05-20 18:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-05-20 12:44 [PATCH v1] dt-bindings: clock: qcom: Relicense to GPL2 + BSD Robert Foss
2022-05-20 18:37 ` Stephan Gerhold [this message]
2022-06-01 21:31   ` Rob Herring

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