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Re: Copyrights on files

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Copyrights on files
Date: 2007-03-25 03:47:39
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Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> 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 	* This is an unpublished work copyright (c) 1992 HELIOS Software GmbH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?

Because BSD != BSD in all cases.

Consider the advertising clause for example.

Joshua D. Drake




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