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SubjectRe: [PATCH 6/6] media: usb: add SPDX identifiers to some code I wrote
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Hi Philippe,

On Friday, 17 November 2017 17:08:51 EET Philippe Ombredanne wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 4:01 PM, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> > Em Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:54:15 +0100 Philippe Ombredanne escreveu:
> >> On Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 11:21 AM, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> >> > As we're now using SPDX identifiers, on several
> >> > media drivers I wrote, add the proper SPDX, identifying
> >> > the license I meant.
> >> >
> >> > As we're now using the short license, it doesn't make sense to
> >> > keep the original license text.
> >> >
> >> > Also, fix MODULE_LICENSE to properly identify GPL v2.
> >> >
> >> > Signed-off-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@s-opensource.com>
> >>
> >> Mauro,
> >> Thanks ++ .... I can now get rid of a special license detection rule I
> >> had added for the specific language of your notices in the
> >> scancode-toolkit!
> >>
> > :-)
> >
> > Yeah, I was too lazy to copy the usual GPL preamble on those
> > drivers ;-)
>
> I guess I built a lazyness checker with scancode to keep you check then ;)
> But FWIW you are not alone there and at least your notices are/were
> consistent across files ... there are still several hundred variations
> of GPL notices in the kernel each with subtle or byzantine changes.
>
> Some of them are rather funny like Evgeniy's thermal code being under
> the "therms" of the GPL [1]

Isn't that very appropriate for the thermal code ?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Therm

Sorry, couldn't resist :)

> CC: Evgeniy Polyakov <zbr@ioremap.net>
>
> [1]
> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/tree/dri
> vers/w1/slaves/w1_therm.c?h=v4.14-rc8#n8

--
Regards,

Laurent Pinchart

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