Re: [PATCH v2 6/7] vmw_balloon: update copyright message
From: Nadav Amit
Date: Fri Jun 15 2018 - 16:39:05 EST
at 1:35 PM, valdis.kletnieks@xxxxxx wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Jun 2018 05:33:46 -0000, Nadav Amit said:
>>>> In addition, updating the year and adding a license tag.
>>>> +// SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
>>> You still have a lot of boiler-plate text in here that can be removed.
>>> Please do so.
>> But what else do you want me to remove? This is a standard GPL license. If I
>> am required to remove the GPL license, I will have to run checks to ensure
>> it is appropriate.
> You mean the checks that you should have done when you stuck the SPDX
> tag on the file?
> (Hint: Think of the SPDX tag as a '#include gplv2.license.blurb" :)
I matched the SPDX to the license we have, tut I donât know whether my
company regards an SPDX tag as a sufficient means to protect copyrights,
which allows to remove all the rest of the text.
Just trying not to get fired for a stupid reason ;)