Re: patches license
On Fri, 2009-01-30 at 19:08 +0000, Sylvain Le Gall wrote:
> I am not sure that every patches I have done are compliant with upstream
> LICENSE... However, I think that "few lines" patches are mostly
> irrelevent WRT license in general -- i.e. it is ok to provide a few line
> patches without copyright/license.
A trivial patch would probably not be copyrightable indeed. But this
kind of stuff may vary between jurisdictions, and it's not clear where
the limit would be, so it's still good practice to use an
upstream-compatible license if you specify one.