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Re: [libvirt] [test-API 2/3] Add the better copyright statements in scripts



On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 12:41:19PM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 07:22:48PM +0800, Osier Yang wrote:
> > [ CC to Rich ]
> > 
> > On 2012年04月17日 19:18, Osier Yang wrote:
> > >On 2012年04月17日 19:13, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > >>On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 07:09:36PM +0800, Osier Yang wrote:
> > >>>On 2012年04月17日 19:04, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > >>>>On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 06:59:24PM +0800, Osier Yang wrote:
> > >>>>>The new copyright statements is:
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>><copyright>
> > >>>>>Copyright (C) 2010-2012 Red Hat, Inc.
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>>libvirt-test-API is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
> > >>>>>modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as
> > >>>>>published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 2 of the
> > >>>>>License, or (at your option) any later version.
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>>This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
> > >>>>>but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranties of
> > >>>>>TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
> > >>>>>PURPOSE.
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>>You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
> > >>>>>along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
> > >>>>>Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.
> > >>>>></copyright>
> > >>>>
> > >>>>I'm fairly sure that address is outdated - everywhere in libvirt
> > >>>>code uses
> > >>>>
> > >>>>* You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public
> > >>>>* License along with this library; if not, write to the Free Software
> > >>>>* Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA
> > >>>>02111-1307 USA
> > >>>>
> > >>>
> > >>>Thanks for the reminding, will post a v2, then think we need to
> > >>>update the address in libvirt codes too?
> > >>
> > >>Hmm, I wonder if we are better off just removing the address
> > >>completely. There are no end of bug reports in Fedora reviews
> > >>about outdated addresses and the FSF have moved locations
> > >>multiple times. I see GNULIB now just writes:
> > >>
> > >>* You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public
> > >>License
> > >>* along with this program. If not, see<http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
> > >>
> > >
> > >I found this when checking the GNU website mins ago. Yeah, it's better
> > >, per they moves from time to time, ;-)
> > >
> > 
> > @Rich, I had to say: I copied the last 3 sentences (the address part)
> > from libguestfs. Perhaps it needs the updating too.
> 
> They've moved again?!
> 
> We are currently using:
> 
> Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor,
> Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA
> 
> and went through a big process of fixing every file to use this
> address a little while back.
> 
>   commit 04ea1375c55aa67df4e7fc61dbb534111767f3b6
>   Author: Matthew Booth <mbooth redhat com>
>   Date:   Tue Nov 8 14:27:49 2011 +0000
> 
>       Update FSF address.

Actually, I think it is libvirt that is at error here. The address i
posted above is wrong. This all just goes to show we shouldn't include
the street address at all, since no one can ever remember which one
is current :-)

/me will update libvirt to use the web address instead.

Daniel
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