[SCM] gmerlin-avdecoder/master: Update copyright (still BSD-4 flaws to workout, though).
dr at jones.dk
Fri Dec 10 11:48:37 UTC 2010
On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 08:28:46AM -0300, Felipe Sateler wrote:
>On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 05:53, Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> wrote:
>> On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 12:23:45AM -0500, Hans-Christoph Steiner
>>> On Fri, 2010-12-10 at 00:23 -0300, Felipe Sateler wrote:
>>>> Does having it sit in the source (and not build it) present any
>>>> problems? I don't think so, since the BSD-4 stuff does not mix with
>>>> the GPL-2 stuff.
>>> Its kind of grey if this is ok. The license seems to say that the
>>> advertising clause would only take effect if the file is used in the
>>> software, not just distributed as is. But its not very clear to me.
>> Your question is right, Felipe, but the problem is not GPL
>> compatibility (which kicks in only for binary code). The problem is
>> with DFSG not allowing to redistribute code containing the
>> advertising clause of BSD-4.
>How did you arrive at this conclusion? AFAIK, BSD-4 has no problems
>with the DFSG.
Stupid me, I had it upside-down: BSD-4 is DFSG compliant, but conflicts
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