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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] tests: adjust copyrights on scripts: s/FSF/Red Hat/

On 05/11/2010 09:54 AM, R P Herrold wrote:
> On Tue, 11 May 2010, Jim Meyering wrote:
>> FYI, just pushed.
>> I ran this command:
>> cd tests && grep -l 'Copy.*Free.Sof' * |xargs perl -pi -e \
>>  's/Copyright \(C\) (.*) Free Software Foundation,/Copyright (C) $1
>> Red Hat,/'
> ummm -- not to be pedantic here, but have you an assignment from the FSF
> to Red Hat, Inc of their part of the copyright before doing this?

FSF never held the copyright.  This was a copy-and-paste bug, where Jim
created a new test using an FSF file as a template, then that test got
copied into other tests.  But the content of the tests is all unique to
Red Had development, and Jim did the initial copy-and-paste typo while
contributing to Red Hat.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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