Re: debian/copyright verbosity
Neil Williams <email@example.com> writes:
> On Mon, 13 Apr 2009 17:24:51 -0400
> Matthias Julius <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I'd say condense all those down so that you only mention the one licence
> once. There's no harm in collating copyright as long as the licences
> are consistent (licence and versioning). Separate GPL-2 from GPL-2+ and
> GPL-3+ but if all are GPL-2+, it's fine IMHO.
Yes, of course.
>> or even further to:
>> Files: *.c
>> Copyright: 2006, 2008 Mr. X
>> Copyright: 2005 Mr. Y
>> License: GPL2+
>> especially for files under (L)GPL?
> I'd be happy with that.
> You still need the licence notice itself and I always put in the line
> about finding the licence in /usr/share/common-licences/ as well as the
> download location.
> debian/copyright doesn't need to be verbose but it does need to be
> complete and understandable by ftpmaster.
That certainly makes sense.