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authorwm4 <wm4@nowhere>2017-02-16 11:43:02 +0100
committerwm4 <wm4@nowhere>2017-02-16 11:43:02 +0100
commitb304d89e36711d7e10ae04b29fa8b3f8aa3f0591 (patch)
tree4f7b5a729d442010ddd607690e19a5a144b57bfc /Copyright
parentea297c53c709245e55f236177863d06789574a55 (diff)
Copyright: list specific exceptions to stated rules
The "Files without Copyright notice are licensed as LGPLv2.1+." statement makes it sound like the manpage and some other stuff are LGPL. But the rule actually affects only some source files that were added in mpv. Change the wording, and also explicitly list the licenses for some non source files. There might be more such cases.
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diff --git a/Copyright b/Copyright
index 51a1a16f90..0a203716e5 100644
--- a/Copyright
+++ b/Copyright
@@ -4,7 +4,9 @@ mpv as a whole is licensed as GPL version 2 or later (see LICENSE). Most source
files are GPLv2+, but some files are available under a more liberal license,
such as LGPLv2.1+, BSD, MIT, ISC, and possibly others. Look at the copyright
header of each source file, and grep the sources for "Copyright" if you need
-to know details. Files without Copyright notice are licensed as LGPLv2.1+.
+to know details. C source files without Copyright notice are licensed as
+LGPLv2.1+. Also see the list of files with specific licenses below (not all
+files can have a standard license header).
All new contributions must be LGPLv2.1+ licensed, or if the changes are done on
GPL code, must come with the implicit agreement that the project can relicense
@@ -25,3 +27,9 @@ In particular, this affects the file libmpdemux/demux_ty_osd.c. It is disabled
under mplayer2, and has been removed from mpv.
"v2.1+" in this context means "version 2.1 or later".
+Source files with specific licenses:
+- everything under etc/ is unknown
+- everything under DOCS/man/ is GPLv2+
+- sub/osd_font.otf is GPLv2+
+- some tests under waftools/fragments/ might be GPLv2+