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SubjectRe: [PATCH 04/12][RFC v3] x86, hibernate: Extract the common code of 64/32 bit system
On Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 12:34 PM Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> wrote:
>
>
> * Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> > > index 000000000000..fbde8f0e8fe0
> > > --- /dev/null
> > > +++ b/arch/x86/power/hibernate.c
> > > @@ -0,0 +1,249 @@
> > > +// SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
> > > +/*
> > > + * Hibernation support for x86
> > > + *
> > > + * Copyright (c) 2007 Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@sisk.pl>
> > > + * Copyright (c) 2002 Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>
> > > + * Copyright (c) 2001 Patrick Mochel <mochel@osdl.org>
> >
> > I don't think this "copyright" information has any legal bearing any
> > more at this point.
>
> I think that's wrong in general, and it's routine for corporate legal
> departments to insist on specific boilerplate copyright notices when
> OSS code is contributed.
>
> Copying code and then removing copyright notices is frowned upon
> independently as well.
>
> While you can probably talk for your own copyright notice, I'm not sure
> it's true of the two other historic copyright notices that were copied.
>
> So I think it's best practice to preserve all copyright notices as-is.

OK, let's retain them, then.

Thanks,
Rafael

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