[csw-maintainers] [POLICY] opencsw-policy: The copyright notice

Philip Brown phil at bolthole.com
Tue Mar 1 17:25:28 CET 2011

On 3/1/11, Maciej Blizinski <maciej at opencsw.org> wrote:
> There has been lately no progress on the issue on the initial patch.  The
> current state of opinions about the latest version of the patch[1] is as
> follows:
> Maciej Bliziński: For subsmission as presented
> Peter Felecan: For submission as presented
> Phil Brown: Against submission as presented
> The objection from Phil was that copyright is not necessary, while others
> (also outside the policy team) believe it is.  There was a suggestion[2] to
> take
> out the abstract from the patch.

I dont know that I would describe my position as "against" it. Merely
that I was specifically asked for feedback,and I gave my opinion that
both the copyright, and the abstract, are unnecessary.

Your summary is missing one thing, however, in that someone (I dont
remember who) suggested an alternative license to the GPL.

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