[python-uk] copyright info in source
lord.mauve at gmail.com
Mon Sep 9 22:02:47 CEST 2013
Maybe you could omit license headers in your repo, but add them when
building the sdist?
On 9 September 2013 20:57, Jonathan Hartley <tartley at tartley.com> wrote:
> Thanks for all the input, people.
> FWIW, The folks downstream said their motivation was the continual
> difficulty of automatically checking for acceptable licenses on the many
> bits of (allegedly) FOSS they use. They have 4k of filenames that the
> license checker can't currently account for, and re-checking them all
> manually every few months is a continual drain.
> I'll roll over on this one. That the world is the way it is raises my
> hackles, but no point me making life harder for some other blameless devs.
> I'll squeeze it into 80 chars per file somehow. Thanks for the pointers on
> Jonathan Hartley
> Russel Winder <russel at winder.org.uk> wrote:
> >On Mon, 2013-09-09 at 16:13 +0100, Jonathan Hartley wrote:
> >> Why would a file ever be seen out of context? Surely to make my source
> >> available without the LICENSE file is breaking the terms of my license,
> >> so I'm not sure why I ought to jump through hoops just to cater for such
> >> people. Am I wrong?
> >You are both right and wrong. You are right that this should be the case
> >in (programmer) logic. However the issue is what does the amalgam of
> >statute, case law, barristers and judges make of the situation.
> >I would suggest either complying with the request, or withdraw the
> >material from licenced use.
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