[FFmpeg-devel] [VOTE] License header consistency
Tue Aug 19 22:55:26 CEST 2008
On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 10:45:19PM +0200, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> I don't know which are the legalese sophisms which the following
> solution may break, but if the problem is to keep consistency
> between license headers, what about to simply *include* license
> headers like this:
> * copyright (c) 2001 Fabrice Bellard
> #include "libavutil/lgpl_2_1.h"
This idea has been discussed before, it will not work. The law is not a
> This would reduce the visual clutter of each file header, and
> would fix the consistency problem once and for all, with all the
> other advantages consequent to the code duplication avoidance.
No code is being duplicated, license headers are not code.
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