Re: [PATCH 14/19] OpenRISC: Module support

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Wed Jun 22 2011 - 16:46:40 EST

On Wednesday 22 June 2011 22:05:39 Jonas Bonn wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-06-22 at 21:58 +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > On Wednesday 22 June 2011 21:14:10 Jonas Bonn wrote:
> > > What's an acceptable "comment title"? Most other arch's seem to put the
> > > filename there... I understand this is undesirable, but what can I put
> > > there instead? Is "OpenRISC Linux" acceptable, or is nothing at all
> > > preferable?
> > >
> > > Just want to be clear about what's allowed before I go changing all of
> > > these...
> >
> > You don't really need anything in the comment, if you want to put something
> > there, I'd recommend a one-line summary of what the file is used for.
> >
> No license information, copyright, etc? Nothing? Would it be
> preferable to delete the comments altogether...?

A lot of people like to have license and copyright information in there,
but it's your choice when you wrote the file.

However, you should never remove someone else's copyright statement when
the code written by that person remain, and you can not change the
license without the author's permission, at least not to an incompatible

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