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Re: How (not) to write copyright files - take two

On Sun, Mar 26, 2006 at 08:29:48PM +0200, Joerg Jaspert wrote :
> In many packages there is more than one author, more than one
> copyright-holder and more than one license. Do not miss to list them
> all, even if that other license is just for one file. Yes, any single
> file is important.

Dear Joerg,

I am packaging a program for debian, and wrote a manpage and two patches
for making it compile with libwxwindows. I am not very interested in
being the author list: I would be a bit ashamed that my name would
appear more frequently that the author's for a work which is not mine.
Also, I feel a bit lazy and do not want the burden of changing the
copyright file whenever one of my modifications is accepted or

Is it OK if I release the patches and the manpages in the public domain,
and I do not mention the manpage and the patches in the copyright file?

Best Regards,

Charles Plessy
Wako, Saitama, Japon

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