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SubjectRe: [PATCH] samples: replace FSF address with web source in license notices
On Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 10:50:37AM +0100, Martin Kepplinger wrote:
> A few years ago the FSF moved and "59 Temple Place" is wrong. Having this
> still in our source files feels old and unmaintained.
> Let's take the license statement serious and not confuse users.
> As suggests, we replace the
> postal address with "<>" in the samples
> directory.

What would be best is to just put the SPDX single line at the top of the
files, and then remove this license "boilerplate" entirely. I've
started to do that with some subsystems already (drivers/usb/ and
drivers/tty/ are almost finished, see Linus's tree for details), and
I've sent out a patch series for drivers/s390/ yesterday if you want to
see an example of how to do it.

Could you do that here instead of this patch as well?


greg k-h

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