[python-uk] copyright info in source

Doug Winter doug.winter at isotoma.com
Mon Sep 9 15:21:26 CEST 2013

It is normal practice to include a brief license statement in every 
source file, to make it clear what precisely is under the terms of that 



On 09/09/13 14:18, Jonathan Hartley wrote:
> A small Python project of mine is apparently being included in 
> Chromium, because I've had a bug report from them that my source files 
> (plural) fail their build-time license checker.
> They'd like me to include a license and copyright info in every source 
> file (including empty __init__.py files).
> I've responded that I don't want to be unhelpful, but I don't believe 
> in putting duplicate license and copyright info in every source code 
> file. To my mind, it belongs in a single central place, i.e. the 
> project LICENSE file.
> Am I being unreasonable and/or daft?
>     Jonathan

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