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Fixing license header

Hello,

I have put a slightly incorrect license header at top of files. It is supposed
to be LGPL v3 or later but contains a few errors and is not matching the one
currently found on FSF site.

I am not sure if it is necessary to ask explicit permissions from all
contributors or if I can fix it directly. What is your advice ?

Best regards

Comments

Re: Fixing license header

By Harald Sitter at 09/12/2018 - 05:54

On Tue, Sep 11, 2018 at 5:34 PM Matthieu Gallien
<gallien. ... at gmail dot com> wrote:
Depends on what's different. If the current header says "this is lgpl
3 or later" you are not changing the applicable licenses and don't
need to ask permission. If the current header says "this is lgpl 3"
(i.e. no "or later") you'd be changing the applicable licenses and
require permission to do so.
If only the blah blah or fsf address or whatever are different it has
zero impact on the license.

HS

Re: Fixing license header

By Matthieu Gallien at 09/13/2018 - 01:22

Hello,

On mercredi 12 septembre 2018 12:54:42 CEST Harald Sitter wrote:
Thanks for the confirmation. That was also my interpretation.
In this case, the wording is wrong but the license is LGPLv3+ and will stay
like this. I will fix it now.