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From: Nishanth Menon <nm@ti.com>
To: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
Cc: Thorsten Leemhuis <linux@leemhuis.info>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	<linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>, <linux-spdx@vger.kernel.org>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>, Rahul T R <r-ravikumar@ti.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] LICENSES/dual/CC-BY-4.0: Lets switch to utf-8
Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2021 07:48:52 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210706124852.qo7safg4va5nxmvu@reoccur> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <875yxokdd0.fsf@meer.lwn.net>

On 09:08-20210705, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
> Nishanth Menon <nm@ti.com> writes:
> 
> > Lets drop the unicode characters that peeped in and replace with
> > equivalent utf-8 characters. This makes the CC-BY-4.0 file inline with
> > rest of license files.
> >
> > This messes up code such as scripts/spdxcheck.py which assumed utf-8
> > LICENSE files.
> >
> > Fixes: bc41a7f36469 ("LICENSES: Add the CC-BY-4.0 license")
> 
> So...this file *is* in UTF-8; I'm finding your changelog a bit
> confusing. 

Arrgh, you are right.
> 
> > Cc: Thorsten Leemhuis <linux@leemhuis.info>
> > CC: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> > CC: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> > CC: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
> > Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
> >
> > Reported-by: Rahul T R <r-ravikumar@ti.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Nishanth Menon <nm@ti.com>
> > ---
> > also see: https://lore.kernel.org/linux-spdx/20210703012128.27946-1-nm@ti.com/T/#u
> >
> >  LICENSES/dual/CC-BY-4.0 | 2 +-
> >  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/LICENSES/dual/CC-BY-4.0 b/LICENSES/dual/CC-BY-4.0
> > index 45a81b8e4669..869cad3d1643 100644
> > --- a/LICENSES/dual/CC-BY-4.0
> > +++ b/LICENSES/dual/CC-BY-4.0
> > @@ -392,7 +392,7 @@ Section 8 -- Interpretation.
> >  Creative Commons is not a party to its public
> >  licenses. Notwithstanding, Creative Commons may elect to apply one of
> >  its public licenses to material it publishes and in those instances
> > -will be considered the “Licensor.” The text of the Creative Commons
> > +will be considered the "Licensor." The text of the Creative Commons
> 
> It seems that what you're really doing is replacing "smart quotes" with
> the basic ASCII variety?  That seems like a fine thing to do, but that's
> not really what the changelog says.

Yes, that was the intent, the description and $subject came out all
wrong.
> 
> I can tweak it when I apply this.

Thanks. Let me know if it turns out that I need to respin the patch.
> 
> Meanwhile, though, if there's a bug it's the spdxcheck.py issue reported
> by Rahul.  That problem doesn't reproduce here; he must be running in an
> environment where ASCII is assumed.  Being explicit about the encoding
> expected is the right fix in any case...  Maybe I'll snag that patch as
> well if nobody else beats me to it.

Thanks again.

-- 
Regards,
Nishanth Menon
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  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-07-06 12:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-03  1:29 Nishanth Menon
2021-07-03  1:34 ` Randy Dunlap
2021-07-05 15:08 ` Jonathan Corbet
2021-07-06  6:59   ` Thorsten Leemhuis
2021-07-06 12:48   ` Nishanth Menon [this message]
2021-07-07  9:04 ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-07-07 16:41   ` Pavel Machek
2021-07-12 16:03 ` Jonathan Corbet

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