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From: J Lovejoy <opensource@jilayne.com>
To: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: Allison Randal <allison@lohutok.net>, linux-spdx@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [patch 18/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 43
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 09:21:19 -0600
Message-ID: <6B434678-D956-4E9B-BDFA-A57C834621A9@jilayne.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <alpine.DEB.2.21.1905210926460.1994@nanos.tec.linutronix.de>



> On May 21, 2019, at 1:29 AM, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> wrote:
> 
> On Mon, 20 May 2019, Allison Randal wrote:
> 
>> This one contains some BSD warranty text, but less than the previous
>> example (16/25 from first batch). Maybe hold until we decide what to do
>> with that one?
> 
> Yes. I'll put it to the other pile for now.
> 
> Kate, Jilayne,
> 
> can you please have a look how to handle that GPL + BSD disclaimer
> abomination SPDX wise?
> 
> 

Hi Thomas,

Yes, I have started a new list for this special version of messiness, namely anything in these batches that you all are tagging as adding something “extra” to the standard GPL license notice.  I’m not going to start bringing this to SPDX until we have a more complete list - that way we know how many variations there are, etc. 

If/when we do reach out to copyright holders in these cases, I think it’d be helpful to specifically ask them if they could remove the extra text and confirm that the license is just plain old GPL-2.0-only or GPL-2.0-or-later. From Richard’s earlier comments, Philippe’s bit of research, and the copyright years in the notices from the actual files -  it sounds like this additional-warranty thing was in vogue a long time go (and hopefully not something people think they need to do today!) - so, trying to clean it up where possible would be ideal. 

Thanks
Jilayne

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Thread overview: 85+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-20 17:07 [patch 00/25] SPDX cleanup: batch 2 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 17:07 ` [patch 01/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 26 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 21:57   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-20 23:46   ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-20 17:07 ` [patch 02/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 27 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 21:58   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-20 23:47   ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-20 17:07 ` [patch 03/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 28 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 21:59   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-20 23:48   ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-20 17:07 ` [patch 04/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 29 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 22:05   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-20 23:49   ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-20 17:07 ` [patch 05/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 30 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 22:06   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-20 23:49   ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-20 17:07 ` [patch 06/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 31 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 22:07   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-20 23:50   ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-20 17:07 ` [patch 07/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 32 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 22:09   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-20 23:42   ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-20 17:07 ` [patch 08/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 33 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 22:10   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-21  1:03   ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-21 14:20   ` Michael Ellerman
2019-05-21 14:36   ` Richard Fontana
2019-05-20 17:07 ` [patch 09/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 34 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 22:31   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-21  0:09   ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-20 17:08 ` [patch 10/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 35 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 22:35   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-21  0:29   ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-20 17:08 ` [patch 11/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 36 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 22:36   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-21  0:30   ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-20 17:08 ` [patch 12/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 37 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 22:37   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-21  0:33   ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-20 17:08 ` [patch 13/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 38 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 22:39   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-21  0:34   ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-20 17:08 ` [patch 14/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 39 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 22:39   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-21  0:39   ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-20 17:08 ` [patch 15/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 40 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 22:40   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-21  0:38   ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-21 14:22   ` Michael Ellerman
2019-05-20 17:08 ` [patch 16/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 41 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 22:41   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-21  0:42   ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-21  7:25     ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 17:08 ` [patch 17/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 42 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 22:42   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-21  0:42   ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-20 17:08 ` [patch 18/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 43 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 22:54   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-21  0:45     ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-21  7:29     ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-22 15:21       ` J Lovejoy [this message]
2019-05-22 16:28         ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-22 16:39           ` J Lovejoy
2019-05-22 22:16           ` Richard Fontana
2019-05-20 17:08 ` [patch 19/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 44 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 22:56   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-21  0:46   ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-20 17:08 ` [patch 20/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 45 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 22:58   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-21  0:47   ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-20 17:08 ` [patch 21/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 46 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 22:59   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-21  0:47   ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-20 17:08 ` [patch 22/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 47 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 23:00   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-21  0:48   ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-20 17:08 ` [patch 23/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 48 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 23:02   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-21  0:49   ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-20 17:08 ` [patch 24/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 49 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 23:04   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-21  0:49   ` Kate Stewart
2019-05-20 17:08 ` [patch 25/25] treewide: Replace GPLv2 boilerplate/reference with SPDX - rule 50 Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-20 23:05   ` Allison Randal
2019-05-21  0:50   ` Kate Stewart

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