Re: [patch 1/7] Documentation: Add license-rules.rst to describe how to properly identify file licenses

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Thu Nov 16 2017 - 13:04:09 EST

On Thu, 16 Nov 2017, Jonas Oberg wrote:
> > One other thing that occurred to me is that documentation files, too,
> > are copyrightable and should have license identifiers.
> Would it make sense to take an incremental approach to this? Get the
> source code and identifiers worked on by Thomas et al through first, then
> think about and fix up potential other issues, like the top level COPYING
> file, or documentation :-)

The top level COPYING file is historic, in terms of computer age even
palaeontologic. We can't fix it :)