license change - who has to agree ?

Matt Rogers matt at
Thu Aug 5 20:43:57 BST 2004

On Thu, Aug 05, 2004 at 09:12:26PM +0200, Joseph Wenninger wrote:
> Hi
> Who has to agree to a license change of a file in kde cvs ?
> All people having committed something to the file, or only those who are
> mentioned in the licenseheader ?
> Kind regards
> Joseph Wenninger

I think you can get away with a majority of the people who have contributed
a substantial amount of code, although technically, IIRC, you're supposed to
get permission from all people who've committed to the file. However, IANAL.


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