[kde-community] KDE Relicensing Effort
faure at kde.org
Sun Jul 26 19:53:12 UTC 2015
On Saturday 21 February 2015 11:42:52 Dominik Haumann wrote:
> Hi all,
> some time ago, a relicensing effort was started to allow us also using
> the [L]GPLv3 . The linked script (I just blogged about it again )
> indeed helped a lot when checking Kate's source code, for instance.
> 1. Please add yourself to this script, if you have not done so.
> 2. Would it make sense to add a paragraph about it to the welcome email
> for new developers getting their KDE account? Something like
> "The KDE community uses a set of well-known licenses for their work.
> To keep flexibility, please add your preferences to the license checker..."
I agree very much.
But actually this is already (since 2009) in the file kde-common/svn/svn_git_instructions.txt
What I don't know however, is whether we still send this file to new contributors,
which I guess means nowadays, once they get developer permissions for their identity account.
Ben, do you know?
David Faure, faure at kde.org, http://www.davidfaure.fr
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