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From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
To: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
Cc: Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>,
	Thorsten Leemhuis <linux@leemhuis.info>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>,
	Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	linux-doc@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 1/3] LICENSES: Add the CC-BY-4.0 license
Date: Tue, 1 Dec 2020 15:43:14 +0100
Message-ID: <20201201144314.GA14256@lst.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201130075137.3b551bef@lwn.net>

On Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 07:51:37AM -0700, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
> We could also, if we saw fit, take the position that anything that has
> been processed through the docs build is a derived product of the kernel
> and must be GPL-licensed - any dual-licensing would be stripped by that
> act.  That, too, should address this concern, I think.
> 
> In general I'd rather see fewer licenses in Documentation/ than more.  But
> Thorsten has put a lot of effort into this work; if he wants to
> dual-license it in this way, my inclination is to accommodate him.  But
> that requires getting CC-BY-4.0 accepted into the LICENSES directory.
> (That said, I believe it should go into LICENSES/dual/ rather than
> preferred/).

I agree with everything said above.

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Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-11-24  8:00 [PATCH v3 0/3] New documentation text describing how to report issues (aka "reporting-bugs rewritten") Thorsten Leemhuis
2020-11-24  8:00 ` [PATCH v3 1/3] LICENSES: Add the CC-BY-4.0 license Thorsten Leemhuis
2020-11-24  9:18   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-11-24  9:31     ` Thorsten Leemhuis
2020-11-24  9:36       ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-11-24 10:07         ` Thorsten Leemhuis
2020-11-24 12:11           ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-11-24 13:06             ` Thorsten Leemhuis
2020-11-30 14:51             ` Jonathan Corbet
2020-12-01 14:43               ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]
2020-12-01 20:45                 ` Thorsten Leemhuis
2020-11-26 10:11         ` Thorsten Leemhuis
2020-11-24  8:00 ` [PATCH v3 2/3] docs: Add a new text describing how to report bugs Thorsten Leemhuis
2020-11-24  8:00 ` [PATCH v3 3/3] docs: make reporting-bugs.rst obsolete Thorsten Leemhuis

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