kdelibs and the GPL

Rolf Magnus ramagnus at t-online.de
Tue Jun 18 09:38:43 BST 2002

On Sunday 16 June 2002 00:08, Dominique Devriese wrote:

> ./kio/kfile/kmetaprops.cpp: GPL
> ./kio/kfile/kmetaprops.h: GPL

Those two are mine, and I've corrected them. They were GPL by sloppyness 
(copy/paste from some other source file that was GPL).

> If one of you is the maintainer of any of these files, i think you
> should change the copyright.  To do that, I think you should ask all
> contributors if they agree and such...
> For this to work i rely on the licensecheck script from
> kdesdk/scripts.  It is possible there are offending files i haven't
> found, since i have only searched for GPL files.

You could search for files that don't contain some text from the LGPL note. 
Maybe there are even files that don't have any license note at all.

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