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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-08-27 06:08:53

> That's GPL or QPL, depending on user's opinion. Do you think I should drop
> file is complete text there and refer to it from the files?

Why not just add a short copyright declaration to each file stating where it
came from, and the license it was issued under, along with a web link to the
actual licenses.

> > > > tools/build/v2/example/qt-ui/main.cpp
> > >
> > > This is even trickier. It was contributed by a user, and it's not
> > > if it's from Qt tutorial or he wrote it himself and he did not appear
> > > jamboost for quite a while.
> >
> > It has to be correctly attributed somehow, if it's licensing is unknown
> > you can't contact the author to find out where it came from, then the
> > shouldn't be in cvs, sorry, but we have to be careful about this.
> Actually, given that the file is absolutely trivial (it's basically Qt
> of "Hello, World"), I'm not sure about bothering the person. Do we really
> need copyrights on trivial files?

Unfortunately yes.



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