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Re: draft for new Vim license

Bram Moolenaar <Bram@moolenaar.net> writes:

> Thomas Bushnell wrote:
> > Bram Moolenaar <Bram@moolenaar.net> writes:
> > 
> > > Ah, so Debian has written and signed permission from all copyright
> > > holders?  Don't think so...  I don't know how valid the copyright and
> > > license remarks in the files are.  There are quite a few files without a
> > > license that makes clear copying is allowed.
> > 
> > "Quite a few"?  That's a problem.  Can you give a list, so we can
> > figure out what to do with them?
> What would you do with such a list?  Ask around who wrote it, verify
> that the author is correct and then get the permission to copy?  Seems
> you are up to a lot of work.  With little or no payback.

Yes.  That's the rule for Debian.  If you know of a bunch of files
floating around in Debian that we don't have the explicitly given
right to copy, then we really need to deal with that ASAP, before
woody releases.  So please, provide the list!  Or are you speaking
only of files within vim?

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