license change - who has to agree ?

Waldo Bastian bastian at
Thu Aug 5 20:54:42 BST 2004

On Thursday 05 August 2004 21:12, 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 ?

Everyone who has any copyrights to the code in question. It's not entirely 
clear at what amount of code someone can rightfully claim copyright but I 
think any contribution of more than 5 to 10 lines of code (excluding 
whitespace changes) is probably a good guidepost.

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