On Sun, 18 Jan 2009 19:08:52 +0100, bartavelle wrote:

> David Paleino wrote:
> > Also, src/sha.h is missing both a copyright statement and an
> > author/copyright holder. You're not listed there, but this file seems
> > coming from the same patch as src/rawSHA1_fmt.c. Do you know how can I
> > contact its author? (or is it you?)
> 
> Argh! Debian technicalities at its finest :)

Heh, we don't want 1.7.3.1 being REJECTed by ftpmasters ;-)

(though I believe they'll have some headache reading my debian/copyright)

> I do not really care about the license attached to my "work". Most of it is
> just copy and paste from the main program, with some small changes. Anyway:
> * I'm the original "author" of sha.h

Great.

> * I'd like stuff I wrote to be GPLv2, and I'd grant a less restrictive 
> license to Solar in case he wants this upstream. I wont elaborate too 
> much on this, as I think it is highly unlikely.

Why? Personal conflicts with Solar? ;)

Anyhow, you could want to use something like:

 * This software may be modified, redistributed, and used for any purpose,
 * so long as its origin is acknowledged.

(see src/nonstd.c)

Kindly,
David

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