Opened 17 months ago

Last modified 7 months ago

#2073 open task

Add SPDX license IDs to all source files

Reported by: zzz Owned by:
Priority: minor Milestone: eventually
Component: other Version: 0.9.32
Keywords: standards, cleanup, license Cc: zab
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Description (last modified by zzz)

https://lwn.net/Articles/738235/
https://spdx.org/using-spdx
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SPDX

this is a one-liner, e.g.:

SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0

or

/* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0 */

Not quite apparent how we represent "free to use / public domain" - probably CC0. There is also a WTFPL for sponge's stuff.

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comment:1 Changed 17 months ago by zzz

  • Description modified (diff)

comment:2 Changed 14 months ago by str4d

  • Keywords standards cleanup license added
  • Status changed from new to open

The exact specification of how to use SPDX-License-Identifier is given here. Note that it needs to be exact, so we need to specify all alternative or concurrent licenses, where they exist.

comment:3 Changed 7 months ago by zzz

  • Cc zab added
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