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SubjectRe: [PATCH] samples: replace FSF address with web source in license notices
Am 15.11.2017 07:29 schrieb Greg KH:
> 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 https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-howto.html suggests, we replace
>> the
>> postal address with "<http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>" 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?
>

Is there consensus about this? I'm not a layer, but is this clear enough
for
useres? And what holds against only adding the new SPDX tag line at the
top?

Other than I don't like mixing // and /**/ comments, it indeed looks
quite clean. Is there consensus about the syntax too?

thanks

martin

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