Re: Fixing license header
On mercredi 12 septembre 2018 12:54:42 CEST Harald Sitter wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 11, 2018 at 5:34 PM Matthieu Gallien
> <gallien.matthieu@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I have put a slightly incorrect license header at top of files. It is
> > supposed to be LGPL v3 or later but contains a few errors and is not
> > matching the one currently found on FSF site.
> > I am not sure if it is necessary to ask explicit permissions from all
> > contributors or if I can fix it directly. What is your advice ?
> Depends on what's different. If the current header says "this is lgpl
> 3 or later" you are not changing the applicable licenses and don't
> need to ask permission. If the current header says "this is lgpl 3"
> (i.e. no "or later") you'd be changing the applicable licenses and
> require permission to do so.
> If only the blah blah or fsf address or whatever are different it has
> zero impact on the license.
Thanks for the confirmation. That was also my interpretation.
In this case, the wording is wrong but the license is LGPLv3+ and will stay
like this. I will fix it now.