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From: Diederik de Haas <didi.debian@cknow.org>
To: Wim Van Sebroeck <wim@linux-watchdog.org>,
	"open list:WATCHDOG DEVICE DRIVERS"
	<linux-watchdog@vger.kernel.org>,
	open list <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] watchdog: Fix full name of the GPL
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2023 14:43:27 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <2281101.Yu7Ql3qPJb@prancing-pony> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <ad99d227-ce82-319b-6323-b70ac009d0e7@roeck-us.net>

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On Sunday, 22 January 2023 20:45:13 CET Guenter Roeck wrote:
> No. The only acceptable change would be to replace the text with the
> SPDX license identifier. However, the code is not specific declaring
> _which_ license is being used (2.0 only or 2.0+ or even 1.0+).
> Given that, the only entity who can change the license text in this
> file would be the license holder (which is presumably why it wasn't
> touched when the SPDX conversion was made).

You are entirely correct and my initial view of it as a spelling issue, was 
wrong. Please disregard the patch.

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      reply	other threads:[~2023-01-23 13:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-01-22 19:13 [PATCH] watchdog: Fix full name of the GPL Diederik de Haas
2023-01-22 19:45 ` Guenter Roeck
2023-01-23 13:43   ` Diederik de Haas [this message]

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