Commit 5aa27cc9 authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris

*** empty log message ***

parent d970da6e
......@@ -49,6 +49,11 @@ files:
"trivial" components working together in some coherent system might be
protectible.
RMS feels, though, that in trivial files (eg etc/FTP), having a
license notice looks odd. Matt Norwood has confirmed it is not
_necessary_ to have licenses in such files, so we are sticking with
the policy of no licenses in "trivial" files.
The years in the copyright notice should be updated every year (see
file "years" in this directory). The PS versions of refcards etc
should display copyright notices (an exception to the rule about
......@@ -71,7 +76,10 @@ standard GPL text, on legal advice.)
For image files, the copyright and license details should be recorded
in a README file in each directory with images. (Legal advice says
that we need not add notices to each image file individually, if they
allow for that.)
allow for that.). It is recommended to use the word "convert" to
describe the automatic process of changing an image from one format to
another (http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2007-02/msg00618.html).
When installing a file with an "unusual" license (after checking first
it is ok), put a copy of the copyright and license in the file (if
......@@ -116,19 +124,29 @@ src/emacs.c
- remember to change the latest copyright year in the --version output.
[Post-release, will automate this like set-version does for version.]
admin/check-doc-strings
Author is Martin Buchholz, and the program output says it is in the
public domain.
<top-level>/install-sh
lispintro/install-sh
- this file is copyright MIT, which is OK. Leave the copyright alone.
admin/check-doc-strings
public domain, leave alone.
etc/edt-user.doc
- update BOTH notices in this file
etc/letter.pbm.letter.xpm
etc/letter.pbm,letter.xpm
- trivial, no notice needed.
<http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2007-02/msg00324.html>
etc/GNU, INTERVIEW, LINUX-GNU, MOTIVATION, SERVICE, THE-GNU-PROJECT,
WHY-FREE
rms: "These are statements of opinion or testimony. Their licenses
should permit verbatim copying only. Please don't change the
licenses that they have. They are distributed with Emacs but they
are not part of Emacs."
etc/MAILINGLISTS
rms: simple license is fine for this file
leim/CXTERM-DIC/4Corner.tit, ARRAY30.tit, CCDOSPY.tit, ECDICT.tit,
ETZY.tit, PY-b5.tit, Punct-b5.tit, Punct.tit, QJ-b5.tit, QJ.tit,
......@@ -197,6 +215,10 @@ not affect a release).
rms: will ask lawyer
Make sure that all files with non-standard copyrights or licenses are
noted in this file.
REMOVED etc/orgcard.tex, orgcard.ps
Re-add these files if an assignment is received from Rooke.
......@@ -251,12 +273,22 @@ notice in each image (where the format allows it). It's OK to put the
information in a README file in the associated directory. Files can be
listed in groups. See etc/README for an example.
Image files to consider:
etc/images/gnus/bar, dead, gnus kill-group, reverse-smile, rot13
etc/images/gnus/bar, dead, gnus, kill-group, reverse-smile, rot13
etc/images/smilies/
rms: "Can you find this by searching for items in copyright.list that
assign images for Emacs?" [this suggests we ask Bill Wohler]
etc/gnus-logo.eps, gnus-booklet.ps, gnus-refcard.ps
just to be safe, papers are on the way for the "Gnus logo", even
though it is very similar to the already-assigned "Emacs logo".
etc/emacs.csh (+ maybe other files rgm switched to GPL?)
does rms want the older, simple license for this put back? If so,
what about emacs.bash?
etc/ms-kermit - no copyright, but ms-7bkermit has one
etc/e/eterm-color.ti - no copyright
rms: "I think that is not copyrightable under the merger doctrine
......@@ -267,6 +299,10 @@ For the above files, mail sent from rms to Matthew Norwood
asking what to do (via Eben Moglen), 2007/1/22 ("Copyright years").
etc/TUTORIAL*
switch to GPL, or keep older license?
lib-src/etags.c - no 'k.* arnold' in copyright.list'
rms: "That is ok, in principle. I used free code released by Ken
Arnold as the starting point. However, it may be that we need to get
......@@ -302,6 +338,9 @@ The current legal advice seems to be that we should attach FSF
copyright and GPL for the time being, then review post-release. But it
is still under discussion.
Is/was there a file that we _do_ have copyright for, from which
src/s/umips.h was originally derived?
This file is part of GNU Emacs.
......
2007-02-14 Glenn Morris <rgm@gnu.org>
* OTHER.EMACSES: Remove obsolete file.
2007-02-13 Chong Yidong <cyd@stupidchicken.com>
* cs-refcard.tex (versionemacs): New macro.
......
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(Windows style icon set in src/gdb/gdbtk/library/images2)
Copyright (C) 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
Red Hat, Inc.
COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE INFORMATION FOR IMAGE FILES
The following icons were created by Nick Roberts <nickrob@snap.net.nz>.
Copyright (C) 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License: GNU General Public License version 2 or later (see COPYING)
break.pbm, nexti.pbm, go.pbm, pp.pbm, print.pbm, pstar.pbm, remove.pbm
break.xpm, nexti.xpm, go.xpm, pp.xpm, print.xpm, pstar.xpm, remove.xpm
stepi.pbm, until.pbm
stepi.xpm, until.xpm
The following icons are derived from Red Hat's Insight Debugger:
<http://sourceware.org/insight/>
"Insight is a graphical user interface to GDB, the GNU Debugger"
<http://sourceware.org/insight/aboutus.php>
"Insight is being released under the terms of the GNU General Public
License (GPL)"
In addition to the above, Red Hat has assigned (2002-11-09) copyright
for its work on GDB to the Free Software Foundation. In an email
exchange with Richard Stallman <rms at gnu.org> in November 2002, Red
Hat confirmed that their copyright assignment included the icons.
The following icons are derived from the Insight Windows style icon
set in src/gdb/gdbtk/library/images2.
Copyright (C) 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License: GNU General Public License version 2 or later (see COPYING)
cont.pbm and cont.xpm were converted from continue.gif
......@@ -13,13 +42,3 @@ License: GNU General Public License version 2 or later (see COPYING)
stop.pbm and stop.xpm were converted from stop.gif
up.pbm and up.xpm were converted from up.gif
watch.pbm and watch.xpm were converted from watch.gif
The following icons were created by Nick Roberts <nickrob@snap.net.nz>.
Copyright (C) 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License: GNU General Public License version 2 or later (see COPYING)
break.pbm, nexti.pbm, go.pbm, pp.pbm, print.pbm, pstar.pbm, remove.pbm
break.xpm, nexti.xpm, go.xpm, pp.xpm, print.xpm, pstar.xpm, remove.xpm
stepi.pbm, until.pbm
stepi.xpm, until.xpm
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