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Re: Copyrights on files

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Copyrights on files
Date: 2007-03-25 03:28:26
Message-ID: 20070325032826.GF12087@alvh.no-ip.org (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Someone has pointed out to me that we have non-PostgreSQL/Berkeley
> copyrights on a number of files:
> 	
> 	src/port/rint.c
> 	* Copyright (c) 1999, repas AEG Automation GmbH
> 	
> 	src/backend/port/dynloader/aix.c
> 	* This is an unpublished work copyright (c) 1992 HELIOS Software GmbH
> 	* 30159 Hannover, Germany
> 	
> 	src/backend/port/dynloader/ultrix4.h
> 	*  Copyright (c) 1993 Andrew K. Yu, University of California at Berkeley
> 	*  All rights reserved.
> 	... BSD copyright text follows
> 	
> 	src/backend/utils/mb/Unicode/UCS_to_GB18030.pl
> 	# Copyright 2002 by Bill Huang
> 
> I have emailed Andrew Yu to see if we can remove his line, but I
> question whether the other people can be reached.
> 
> How should we handle this?

If they are released under the BSD license, why do we care about it?

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Alvaro Herrera                                http://www.CommandPrompt.com/
The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.

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