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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] Update to COPYING.LIB to latest LGPLv2.1 copy



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On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 12:43:13PM +0100, Christophe Fergeau wrote:
> The text version
> of LGPLv2.1 available at
> http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/lgpl-2.1.txt is slightly
> different from COPYING.LIB:
> - several paragraphs were rewrapped
> - the FSF address has changed, so the license has been changed to
>   indicate the newer address
> 
> I've checked that there are no changes in the license text apart from
> the updated address, which is what I want to fix with this commit.
> ---
>  COPYING.LIB | 82 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---------------------------------
>  1 file changed, 38 insertions(+), 44 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/COPYING.LIB b/COPYING.LIB
> index 89d4489..4362b49 100644
> --- a/COPYING.LIB
> +++ b/COPYING.LIB
> @@ -1,9 +1,8 @@
> -
>                    GNU LESSER GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE
>                         Version 2.1, February 1999
>  
>   Copyright (C) 1991, 1999 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> -     59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA
> + 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA  02110-1301  USA
>   Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies
>   of this license document, but changing it is not allowed.
>  
> @@ -23,8 +22,7 @@ specially designated software packages--typically libraries--of the
>  Free Software Foundation and other authors who decide to use it.  You
>  can use it too, but we suggest you first think carefully about whether
>  this license or the ordinary General Public License is the better
> -strategy to use in any particular case, based on the explanations
> -below.
> +strategy to use in any particular case, based on the explanations below.
>  
>    When we speak of free software, we are referring to freedom of use,
>  not price.  Our General Public Licenses are designed to make sure that
> @@ -57,7 +55,7 @@ modified by someone else and passed on, the recipients should know
>  that what they have is not the original version, so that the original
>  author's reputation will not be affected by problems that might be
>  introduced by others.
> -^L
> +
>    Finally, software patents pose a constant threat to the existence of
>  any free program.  We wish to make sure that a company cannot
>  effectively restrict the users of a free program by obtaining a
> @@ -89,9 +87,9 @@ libraries.  However, the Lesser license provides advantages in certain
>  special circumstances.
>  
>    For example, on rare occasions, there may be a special need to
> -encourage the widest possible use of a certain library, so that it
> -becomes a de-facto standard.  To achieve this, non-free programs must
> -be allowed to use the library.  A more frequent case is that a free
> +encourage the widest possible use of a certain library, so that it becomes
> +a de-facto standard.  To achieve this, non-free programs must be
> +allowed to use the library.  A more frequent case is that a free
>  library does the same job as widely used non-free libraries.  In this
>  case, there is little to gain by limiting the free library to free
>  software only, so we use the Lesser General Public License.
> @@ -113,7 +111,7 @@ modification follow.  Pay close attention to the difference between a
>  "work based on the library" and a "work that uses the library".  The
>  former contains code derived from the library, whereas the latter must
>  be combined with the library in order to run.
> -^L
> +
>                    GNU LESSER GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE
>     TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR COPYING, DISTRIBUTION AND MODIFICATION
>  
> @@ -138,8 +136,8 @@ included without limitation in the term "modification".)
>    "Source code" for a work means the preferred form of the work for
>  making modifications to it.  For a library, complete source code means
>  all the source code for all modules it contains, plus any associated
> -interface definition files, plus the scripts used to control
> -compilation and installation of the library.
> +interface definition files, plus the scripts used to control compilation
> +and installation of the library.
>  
>    Activities other than copying, distribution and modification are not
>  covered by this License; they are outside its scope.  The act of
> @@ -218,7 +216,7 @@ instead of to this License.  (If a newer version than version 2 of the
>  ordinary GNU General Public License has appeared, then you can specify
>  that version instead if you wish.)  Do not make any other change in
>  these notices.
> -^L
> +
>    Once this change is made in a given copy, it is irreversible for
>  that copy, so the ordinary GNU General Public License applies to all
>  subsequent copies and derivative works made from that copy.
> @@ -269,7 +267,7 @@ Library will still fall under Section 6.)
>  distribute the object code for the work under the terms of Section 6.
>  Any executables containing that work also fall under Section 6,
>  whether or not they are linked directly with the Library itself.
> -^L
> +
>    6. As an exception to the Sections above, you may also combine or
>  link a "work that uses the Library" with the Library to produce a
>  work containing portions of the Library, and distribute that work
> @@ -305,10 +303,10 @@ of these things:
>      the user installs one, as long as the modified version is
>      interface-compatible with the version that the work was made with.
>  
> -    c) Accompany the work with a written offer, valid for at least
> -    three years, to give the same user the materials specified in
> -    Subsection 6a, above, for a charge no more than the cost of
> -    performing this distribution.
> +    c) Accompany the work with a written offer, valid for at
> +    least three years, to give the same user the materials
> +    specified in Subsection 6a, above, for a charge no more
> +    than the cost of performing this distribution.
>  
>      d) If distribution of the work is made by offering access to copy
>      from a designated place, offer equivalent access to copy the above
> @@ -331,7 +329,7 @@ restrictions of other proprietary libraries that do not normally
>  accompany the operating system.  Such a contradiction means you cannot
>  use both them and the Library together in an executable that you
>  distribute.
> -^L
> +
>    7. You may place library facilities that are a work based on the
>  Library side-by-side in a single library together with other library
>  facilities not covered by this License, and distribute such a combined
> @@ -372,7 +370,7 @@ subject to these terms and conditions.  You may not impose any further
>  restrictions on the recipients' exercise of the rights granted herein.
>  You are not responsible for enforcing compliance by third parties with
>  this License.
> -^L
> +
>    11. If, as a consequence of a court judgment or allegation of patent
>  infringement or for any other reason (not limited to patent issues),
>  conditions are imposed on you (whether by court order, agreement or
> @@ -386,10 +384,9 @@ all those who receive copies directly or indirectly through you, then
>  the only way you could satisfy both it and this License would be to
>  refrain entirely from distribution of the Library.
>  
> -If any portion of this section is held invalid or unenforceable under
> -any particular circumstance, the balance of the section is intended to
> -apply, and the section as a whole is intended to apply in other
> -circumstances.
> +If any portion of this section is held invalid or unenforceable under any
> +particular circumstance, the balance of the section is intended to apply,
> +and the section as a whole is intended to apply in other circumstances.
>  
>  It is not the purpose of this section to induce you to infringe any
>  patents or other property right claims or to contest validity of any
> @@ -407,11 +404,11 @@ be a consequence of the rest of this License.
>  
>    12. If the distribution and/or use of the Library is restricted in
>  certain countries either by patents or by copyrighted interfaces, the
> -original copyright holder who places the Library under this License
> -may add an explicit geographical distribution limitation excluding those
> -countries, so that distribution is permitted only in or among
> -countries not thus excluded.  In such case, this License incorporates
> -the limitation as if written in the body of this License.
> +original copyright holder who places the Library under this License may add
> +an explicit geographical distribution limitation excluding those countries,
> +so that distribution is permitted only in or among countries not thus
> +excluded.  In such case, this License incorporates the limitation as if
> +written in the body of this License.
>  
>    13. The Free Software Foundation may publish revised and/or new
>  versions of the Lesser General Public License from time to time.
> @@ -425,7 +422,7 @@ conditions either of that version or of any later version published by
>  the Free Software Foundation.  If the Library does not specify a
>  license version number, you may choose any version ever published by
>  the Free Software Foundation.
> -^L
> +
>    14. If you wish to incorporate parts of the Library into other free
>  programs whose distribution conditions are incompatible with these,
>  write to the author to ask for permission.  For software which is
> @@ -459,21 +456,19 @@ SUCH HOLDER OR OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH
>  DAMAGES.
>  
>                       END OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS
> -^L
> +
>             How to Apply These Terms to Your New Libraries
>  
>    If you develop a new library, and you want it to be of the greatest
>  possible use to the public, we recommend making it free software that
>  everyone can redistribute and change.  You can do so by permitting
> -redistribution under these terms (or, alternatively, under the terms
> -of the ordinary General Public License).
> -
> -  To apply these terms, attach the following notices to the library.
> -It is safest to attach them to the start of each source file to most
> -effectively convey the exclusion of warranty; and each file should
> -have at least the "copyright" line and a pointer to where the full
> -notice is found.
> +redistribution under these terms (or, alternatively, under the terms of the
> +ordinary General Public License).
>  
> +  To apply these terms, attach the following notices to the library.  It is
> +safest to attach them to the start of each source file to most effectively
> +convey the exclusion of warranty; and each file should have at least the
> +"copyright" line and a pointer to where the full notice is found.
>  
>      <one line to give the library's name and a brief idea of what it does.>
>      Copyright (C) <year>  <name of author>
> @@ -490,17 +485,16 @@ notice is found.
>  
>      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
> +    Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA  02110-1301  USA
>  
>  Also add information on how to contact you by electronic and paper mail.
>  
> -You should also get your employer (if you work as a programmer) or
> -your school, if any, to sign a "copyright disclaimer" for the library,
> -if necessary.  Here is a sample; alter the names:
> +You should also get your employer (if you work as a programmer) or your
> +school, if any, to sign a "copyright disclaimer" for the library, if
> +necessary.  Here is a sample; alter the names:
>  
>    Yoyodyne, Inc., hereby disclaims all copyright interest in the
> -  library `Frob' (a library for tweaking knobs) written by James
> -  Random Hacker.
> +  library `Frob' (a library for tweaking knobs) written by James Random Hacker.
>  
>    <signature of Ty Coon>, 1 April 1990
>    Ty Coon, President of Vice
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