[openstack-dev] [all] Proposal: copyright-holders file in each project, or copyright holding forced to the OpenStack Foundation
fungi at yuggoth.org
Sat Jan 16 14:12:06 UTC 2016
On 2016-01-16 12:12:00 +0800 (+0800), Thomas Goirand wrote:
> On 01/15/2016 11:26 PM, Jeremy Stanley wrote:
> > On 2016-01-15 23:09:34 +0800 (+0800), Thomas Goirand wrote:
> >> On 01/15/2016 09:57 PM, Jeremy Stanley wrote:
> > [...]
> >>> resulting in the summary at
> >>> https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/LegalIssuesFAQ#Copyright_Headers for
> >>> those who choose to learn from history rather than repeating it.
> >> Well, this wiki entry doesn't even have a single line about copyright
> >> holding, it only tells about licensing and how/when to put a license
> >> header in source code. Or did I miss it when reading too fast?
> > What? That entire section I linked is _only_ about copyright
> > headers.
> holder != header
Copyright holders are declared in copyright headers. The comments in
# Copyright 2012 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
# Copyright 2013-2014 OpenStack Foundation
# Copyright 2012, 2014 Jeremy Stanley
...are copyright headers declaring the holders of copyright on at
least _some_ parts of the file (it is not guaranteed to be complete,
it is only those who have gone to the trouble to log substantial
changes). What information on "copyright holding" were you looking
for? If you're seeking legal advice, this is not at all the place to
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