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Re: CC0 and authors' names in Copyright field

Le Wed, Oct 02, 2013 at 09:49:46AM +0200, Gioele Barabucci a écrit :
> Could the copyright-format page [1] be changed to state more
> explicitly that the Copyright field should list the names of the
> authors even in the case of public domain works (or works licensed
> via CC0)? I would like to file a bug report but I do not see which
> package I should use for that.
> [1] http://www.debian.org/doc/packaging-manuals/copyright-format/1.0/


the machine-readable specification is contained in the debian-policy package,
and there is already a bug opened on that matter.


Le Thu, Oct 03, 2013 at 12:52:02AM +0200, Gioele Barabucci a écrit :
> Solution 2 (names in the Copyright field):
> ----
> Files: *
> Copyright: Dedicated to the public domain (CC) by John Doe
> License: CC0
> License: CC0
>  Creative Commons Legal Code
>  [... rest of the CC0 text ...]
> ----
> Or is there an even better third solution?

Solution 2 is fine; "Copyright: [year] John Doe" would be enough as well.

Have a nice day,

Charles Plessy
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan

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