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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-08-27 06:23:28

John Maddock wrote:
> > That's GPL or QPL, depending on user's opinion. Do you think I should
> > drop
> a
> > 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.


/* This file is part of Qt and is available under the Q Public License,
available from

be enough to make inspect tool happy. If we're really going to be extra-picky,
I don't think I can add any "Copyright" string to the file I don't own.

> > > 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
> version
> > of "Hello, World"), I'm not sure about bothering the person. Do we really
> > need copyrights on trivial files?
> Unfortunately yes.

Could you clarify? To be exactly specific, if I have a file with the following
content, as a part of Boost.Build test:

int main() { return 0; }

why does it need copyright?

- Volodya


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