On Tue, 2013-10-22 at 14:09 +0800, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> On 10/22/2013 04:55 AM, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> > Talk to the Trove developers and politely ask them whether the copyright
> > notices in their code reflects what they see as the reality.
> > 
> > I'm sure it would help them if you pointed out to them some significant
> > chunks of code from the commit history which don't appear to have been
> > written by a HP employee.
> I did this already. Though if I raised the topic in this list (as
> opposed to contact the Trove maintainers privately), this was for a
> broader scope, to make sure it doesn't happen again and again.
> > Simply adding a Rackspace copyright notice to a file or two which has
> > had a significant contribution by someone from Rackspace would be enough
> > to resolve your concerns completely.
> But how to make sure that there's no *other* copyright holders, and that
> my debian/copyright is right? Currently, there's no way...

I've never seen a project where copyright headers weren't occasionally
missing some copyright holders. I suspect Debian has managed just fine
with those projects and can manage just fine with OpenStack's copyright
headers too.


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