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Re: License of a patch

On 08/30/2010 09:06 PM, D M German wrote:
> After my presentation at DebConf this year I was pointed to your efforts
> on the Patch Tagging Guidelines.
> One thing I believe would be useful is if the patch included a
> license. The simplest license would be "Same as patched code" but it
> will clarify it.

Wouldn't this be redundant to debian/copyright, where the licensing
terms should be present anyway?

Also, if debian/copyright were in DEP5 format (and properly maintained),
one should be able to deduce the full licensing terms for any given
patch from it automatically.


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