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Re: [PATCH/RFC] Replace Free Software Foundation address in license notices

Junio C Hamano wrote:
This change probably makes sense. From here on after applying the patch, we won't have to worry about updating these every time they move---not that they have moved often, though ;-)

Indeed. It's thankfully a rare move. I imagine that's why it's somewhat common to find license text with the previous address long after the last move. (That and how boring licensing details are, in general.)

compat/obstack.c | 5 ++--- ... ewah/ewok_rlw.h | 3 +-- git-gui/git-gui.sh | 3 +-- imap-send.c | 3 +-- ... 44 files changed, 69 insertions(+), 103 deletions(-)

I've tried hard to keep the git-gui/ part as a separate project (it indeed is managed separately). I have been, and am still only pulling from its "upstream" repository (Pat, who is its project lead, Cc'ed), refaining from making changes that do not exist there at git://repo.or.cz/git-gui.git/ to the tree I publish.

I'll separate the part from this patch that touches git-gui/* and try to arrange the next pull from git-gui repository would have the omitted part somehow. Given that the "upstream" seems to be inactive these days, we might want to change the way we manage that part of the tree, though.

D'oh, I should have known that. Thanks for splitting this up. I was worried more minor things like legal details or changing code that we synced from another project (compat/regex or xdiff) might require some changes and didn't think enough about git-gui being separate.


Thank you too. It's always impressive to see how well you wear the maintainer hat. :)

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