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SubjectRe: [PATCH linux-firmware] LICENCE.siano: Add copyright years
Em Mon, 5 Dec 2016 04:11:05 +0000
Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> escreveu:

> A copyright notice is supposed to specify the years the work was
> created.
>
> Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@infradead.org> writes:
> > The oldest copyright I found for the Siano Linux driver is 2005, as
> > you can see at:
> > drivers/media/common/siano/smscoreapi.c
> >
> > As the driver talks with the Siano firmware, it has to be written
> > before or together with the driver.
> >
> > Browsing at the new, that seems to match the oldest news about the
> > first chipset supported by the driver (sms1000) is from 2006:
> > http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20061206005282/en/Siano-SMS1000-Mobile-Digital-TV-Receiver-Chip
> >
> > This driver supports both the sms1xx and the newer sms27xx
> > chipsets. Due to that, the Rio firmware (ISDB-T) s probably newer,
> > as it support only the sms27xx chips, but it could be based on the
> > DVB-T firmware.
> >
> > So, if you really want to put some timestamp, except if someone
> > at either Siano or Hauppauge could tell us otherwise, I would stick
> > with a copyright notice starting from 2005, going u to the year that
> > they got merged at the firmware tree (as some changes might have
> > happened until the final version).
>
> So I'm specifying 2005-2014.
>
> Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>

Acked-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@s-opensource.com>
> ---
> LICENCE.siano | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/LICENCE.siano b/LICENCE.siano
> index c100136b585e..97e54402efc3 100644
> --- a/LICENCE.siano
> +++ b/LICENCE.siano
> @@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
> FIRMWARE LICENSE TERMS
>
> -Copyright (c) Siano Mobile Silicon Ltd.
> +Copyright (c) 2005-2014 Siano Mobile Silicon Ltd.
> All rights reserved.
>
> Redistribution. Redistribution and use in binary form, without



Thanks,
Mauro

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