Re: GPL2 vs. GPL3 issue in VDR plug-in packages
>This is a very common situation. Most people crating works of
>authorship find copyright to be a huge hassle to even think about
>(because it is). Those who do think about it will usually take
>whatever appears to be the path of least resistance -- such as tossing
>in a LICENSE file but failing to explicitly state that the work is
>licensed under those terms.
While explicit licensing terms in every source file are a good idea,
I think that Debian has always considered acceptable distributing a
copy of the license along with the code.