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Re: Licensing & legal stuff
On Friday 03 May 2002 17:08, Francesco Orsenigo wrote:
> Shall i include a copy of the GPL in each downloadable package?
> Shall i declare "this is protected by GPL" in each of my source files,
Put the GPL in the top level dir of your package, named "COPYING".
Put this copyright header (well, edit it with your data first) on top of all
code and header files:
// Copyright (c) 2002 Rob Kaper <firstname.lastname@example.org>
// This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
// modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License
// version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation.
// This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
// but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
// MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU
// General Public License for more details.
// You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
// along with this program; see the file COPYING. If not, write to
// the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330,
// Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.
(oh, for non-C++ projects you might want to replace // with proper /* */ C
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