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Date:   Sat, 25 Nov 2017 19:51:40 +0100
From:   Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz>
To:     Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@...pensource.com>
Cc:     Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Jonathan Corbet <corbet@....net>,
        Kate Stewart <kstewart@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Philippe Ombredanne <pombredanne@...b.com>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Christoph Hellwig <hch@....de>,
        Russell King <rmk+kernel@...linux.org.uk>,
        Rob Herring <rob.herring@...aro.org>,
        Jonas Oberg <jonas@...e.org>, Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>,
        linux-xfs@...r.kernel.org,
        Charlemagne Lasse <charlemagnelasse@...il.com>,
        Carmen Bianca Bakker <carmenbianca@...e.org>
Subject: Re: [patch V4 01/11] Documentation: Add license-rules.rst to
 describe how to properly identify file licenses

On Fri 2017-11-17 15:06:39, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> Hi Thomas,
> 
> Em Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:00:33 +0100 (CET)
> Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de> escreveu:
> 
> > Subject: Documentation: Add license-rules.rst to describe how to properly identify file licenses
> > From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
> > Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2017 09:30:00 +0100
> > 
> > Add a file to the Documentation directory to describe how file licenses
> > should be described in all kernel files, using the SPDX identifier, as well
> > as where all licenses should be in the kernel source tree for people to
> > refer to (LICENSES/).
> > 
> > Thanks to Kate, Greg and Jonathan for review and editing and Jonas for the
> > suggestions concerning the meta tags in the licenses files.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
> 
> The document itself looks good, but I think it should also mention
> what would be the expected values for the MODULE_LICENSE() macro and
> how each license would be mapped into it.
> 
> Right now, include/linux/module.h says:
> 
> /*
>  * The following license idents are currently accepted as indicating free
>  * software modules
>  *
>  *	"GPL"				[GNU Public License v2 or later]

Hmm. AFAICT Greg translated GPL as GPL v1 or later. That seemed
wrong... and now it seems even more wrong.
									Pavel
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