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Date:	Mon, 27 Jan 2014 00:57:04 +0000
From:	Ben Hutchings <ben@...adent.org.uk>
To:	Jesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg@...il.com>,
	Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>
Cc:	NetDEV list <netdev@...r.kernel.org>, gospo@...hat.com,
	sassmann@...hat.com
Subject: Re: [ethtool] ethtool: Fix FSF address in file headers

On Tue, 2013-12-17 at 13:33 -0800, Jesse Brandeburg wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 6, 2013 at 11:32 AM, Jeff Kirsher
> <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com> wrote:
> > - Copyright (C) 1989, 1991 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> > -     59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA
> > + Copyright (C) 1989, 1991 Free Software Foundation, Inc. <http://fsf.org/>
> >   Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies
> >   of this license document, but changing it is not allowed.
> >
> > @@ -304,8 +303,7 @@ the "copyright" line and a pointer to where the full notice is found.
> >      GNU General Public License for more details.
> >
> >      You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
> > -    along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
> > -    Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA
> > +    along with this program; if not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
> 
> Unless I am mistaken, the GPL expressly forbids making changes to the
> license.  I'm not sure we can make this change.
> 
> quote:
>  | Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies
>  | of this license document, but changing it is not allowed.

I've updated it to the FSF's current text instead.  That updates the
address and the full name of the LGPL (plus some whitespace changes).

Thanks for pointing out it was outdated, Jeff.

Ben.

-- 
Ben Hutchings
If at first you don't succeed, you're doing about average.

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