[oi-dev] 1567 oi-build generated files should use Illumos copyright header
Josef 'Jeff' Sipek
jeffpc at josefsipek.net
Mon Oct 3 01:07:37 UTC 2011
On Sun, Oct 02, 2011 at 08:13:35PM -0400, cwjordanoi at cox.net wrote:
> ---- Josef 'Jeff' Sipek <jeffpc at josefsipek.net> wrote:
> > On Sun, Oct 02, 2011 at 07:45:25AM -0400, cwjordanoi at cox.net wrote:
> > > Why does it say: "Copyright 2011 Random Developer <random at example.com>"?
> > This is the template that is used for the sample-manifest target. It used
> > to read Oracle, but I think that having something that suggests that people
> > put their name & email there is better. Alternatively, we could default to
> > "OpenIndiana Project" but I don't know if there might be issues with that -
> > is OI a legal entity? If not, can it still hold copyrights?
> Oh, I see, I did not realize it was just a template. I agree it
> shouldn't say Oracle. I'm afraid I don't know if OI is a legal entity or
> not, but having Random Developer pop up whenever someone forgets to
> update that file might look silly?
That's why we have the review process, right? If we are really worried
about Random Developers sneaking in, we could add a lint check :) I think
that's not necessary at least in the near future.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one
persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress
depends on the unreasonable man.
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