[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] remove Fabrice's copyrights from Makefiles

Rich Felker dalias
Sun Mar 9 14:32:43 CET 2008

On Sun, Mar 09, 2008 at 02:01:35PM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 08, 2008 at 09:06:23PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > On Sat, Mar 08, 2008 at 08:15:08PM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > > Fabrice is marked as the copyright holder of the top-level, the
> > > libavcodec and the libavformat Makefiles.  If you have a look at
> > > "svn blame" you will notice that he only "owns" empty lines and the
> > > copyright headers, plus "include ../config.mak".
> > > 
> > > The Makefiles have been changed completely since Fabrice originally
> > > wrote them.  I thus propose removing his copyrights from the headers.
> > 
> > You should ask fabrice about this not the list IMHO.
> That's the whole point, this is not for Fabrice to decide.  Once he is
> no longer a/the copyright holder, he longer has a say in these issues.

Well in cases like this, I think it would be appropriate to ask him to
confirm that there is no longer anything in the file under his
copyright. At least it would be more diplomatic.


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