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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mm: replace FSF address with web source in license notices
On Tue 14-11-17 10:55:35, Martin Kepplinger wrote:
> Am 14.11.2017 10:49 schrieb Michal Hocko:
> > On Tue 14-11-17 10:44:38, Martin Kepplinger wrote:
> > > A few years ago the FSF moved and "59 Temple Place" is wrong. Having
> > > this
> > > still in our source files feels old and unmaintained.
> > >
> > > Let's take the license statement serious and not confuse users.
> > >
> > > As https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-howto.html suggests, we replace
> > > the
> > > postal address with "<http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>" in the mm
> > > directory.
> >
> > Why to change this now? Isn't there a general plan to move to SPDX?
>
> Shouldn't a move to SPDX only be additions to what we currently have? That's
> at least what the "reuse" project suggests, see
> https://reuse.software/practices/
> with "Don’t remove existing headers, but only add to them."

I thought the primary motivation was to unify _all_ headers and get rid
of all the duplication. (aside from files which do not have any license
which is under discussion elsewhere).
--
Michal Hocko
SUSE Labs

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