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Message ID 87365zo3x4.fsf@redhat.com
State New
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Series Relicensing Libabigail to Apache 2.0 + LLVM Exception | expand

Commit Message

Dodji Seketeli July 10, 2020, 2:11 p.m. UTC
Add a license-change-2020.txt file which contains text explaining that
we went through a licence change in 2020 from LGPLv3+ to Apache-v2
with LLVM exception.

     * license-change-2020.txt: New file.

Signed-off-by: Dodji Seketeli <dodji@redhat.com>
---
 license-change-2020.txt | 37 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 37 insertions(+)
 create mode 100644 license-change-2020.txt

Comments

Giuliano Procida July 13, 2020, 3:37 p.m. UTC | #1
Hi Dodji.

On Fri, 10 Jul 2020 at 15:12, Dodji Seketeli <dodji@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> Add a license-change-2020.txt file which contains text explaining that
> we went through a licence change in 2020 from LGPLv3+ to Apache-v2
> with LLVM exception.
>
>      * license-change-2020.txt: New file.
>
> Signed-off-by: Dodji Seketeli <dodji@redhat.com>
> ---
>  license-change-2020.txt | 37 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 37 insertions(+)
>  create mode 100644 license-change-2020.txt
>
> diff --git a/license-change-2020.txt b/license-change-2020.txt
> new file mode 100644
> index 0000000..1636220
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/license-change-2020.txt
> @@ -0,0 +1,37 @@
> +As of its 2.0 version, as agreed by the committers listed below, the
> +Libabigail project license was changed from LGPL version 3 or later to
> +Apache License 2.0 with LLVM exception.
> +
> +The LGPLv3+ continues to apply to prior versions of the software.
> +
> +Here is the list of the committers who have agreed to the change:
> +
> +Benjamin Kosnik <b.dekosnik@gmail.com>
> +Ben Woodard <woodard@redhat.com>
> +Chenxiong Qi <cqi@redhat.com>
> +Dodji Seketeli <dodji@redhat.com>
> +Giuliano Procida <gprocida@google.com>
> +Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@inai.de>
> +Jessica Yu <jeyu@kernel.org>
> +Jonathan Wakely <jwakely@redhat.com>
> +Mark Wielaard <mark@klomp.org>
> +Matthias Klose <doko@debian.org>
> +Matthias Maennich <maennich@google.com>
> +Ondrej Oprala <ondrej.oprala@gmail.com>
> +Roland McGrath <roland@hack.frob.com>
> +Sinny Kumari <skumari@redhat.com>
> +Slava Barinov <v.barinov@samsung.com>
> +
> +Please note that concerning the contributions of people working at
> +Google, I (Dodji Seketeli) was forwarded the following from Matthias
> +Maennich:
> +
> +    That is in response to all contributors from Google from the department
> +    that is able to clarify open source licensing issues:
> +
> +    "Please let the maintainer know that Google LLC formally consents to
> +    relicensing Googlers' contributions to libabigail to the LGPLv3 / Apache
> +    2 with LLVM Exception license.
> +
> +    If the maintainer would like to direct one of the relicensing requests
> +    to us directly, we'll be happy to respond in the affirmative."
> --
> 1.8.3.1
>
>
> --
>                 Dodji
>

Signed-off-by: Giuliano Procida <gprocida@google.com>

Regards,
Giuliano.
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diff --git a/license-change-2020.txt b/license-change-2020.txt
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..1636220
--- /dev/null
+++ b/license-change-2020.txt
@@ -0,0 +1,37 @@ 
+As of its 2.0 version, as agreed by the committers listed below, the
+Libabigail project license was changed from LGPL version 3 or later to
+Apache License 2.0 with LLVM exception.
+
+The LGPLv3+ continues to apply to prior versions of the software.
+
+Here is the list of the committers who have agreed to the change:
+
+Benjamin Kosnik <b.dekosnik@gmail.com>
+Ben Woodard <woodard@redhat.com>
+Chenxiong Qi <cqi@redhat.com>
+Dodji Seketeli <dodji@redhat.com>
+Giuliano Procida <gprocida@google.com>
+Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@inai.de>
+Jessica Yu <jeyu@kernel.org>
+Jonathan Wakely <jwakely@redhat.com>
+Mark Wielaard <mark@klomp.org>
+Matthias Klose <doko@debian.org>
+Matthias Maennich <maennich@google.com>
+Ondrej Oprala <ondrej.oprala@gmail.com>
+Roland McGrath <roland@hack.frob.com>
+Sinny Kumari <skumari@redhat.com>
+Slava Barinov <v.barinov@samsung.com>
+
+Please note that concerning the contributions of people working at
+Google, I (Dodji Seketeli) was forwarded the following from Matthias
+Maennich:
+
+    That is in response to all contributors from Google from the department
+    that is able to clarify open source licensing issues:
+
+    "Please let the maintainer know that Google LLC formally consents to
+    relicensing Googlers' contributions to libabigail to the LGPLv3 / Apache
+    2 with LLVM Exception license.
+
+    If the maintainer would like to direct one of the relicensing requests
+    to us directly, we'll be happy to respond in the affirmative."