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Switch to MIT license #46

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tony opened this Issue May 28, 2017 · 16 comments

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tony commented May 28, 2017

(See also tmux-python/tmuxp#264)

This project is currently licensed BSD 3-Clause. Apologies if this causes any interruption.

I would like to relicense the project under MIT. If you agree to licensing your contribution(s) to libtmux under the MIT license, please reply.

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leezu commented May 28, 2017

Fine with me. Thanks for your work on this.

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gandelman-a commented May 28, 2017

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minijackson commented May 28, 2017

Sounds perfect to me ;-)

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kaushalmodi commented May 28, 2017

Fine by me, thanks.

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sloria commented May 28, 2017

Sounds good to me.

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dankrause commented May 30, 2017

A agree with a switch to the MIT license.

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geekli commented Jun 21, 2017

No problem

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tony commented Jun 21, 2017

Great so far. Only 3 signatures left.

@tek @huwenchao @robled, do you agree to license your contributions to libtmux under the MIT license? If you do, reply that you agree!

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tek commented Jun 21, 2017

sure!

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tony commented Nov 11, 2017

@huwenchao, do you approve the license change?

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dankrause commented Jan 18, 2018

@huwenchao has contributed one single line to this project:

https://github.com/tony/libtmux/blame/master/README.rst#L101

Perhaps there is something we can do to push the MIT licensing forward without that contribution.

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tony commented Mar 10, 2018

@dankrause Correct. We can.

BSD licenses aren't viral. The codebase can be MIT except for that one commit.

And technically we could rebase it out.

@huwenchao One more try, are you OK relicensing your commit MIT? We only need one person left for this!

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tony commented Mar 11, 2018

It's been several months of asking. 86e1089 by @huwenchao is a typo. This is getting out of hand. We obviously want spelling corrections, but we can't hold up a LICENSE change forever.

I'm going to revert @huwenchao's typo fix. Then redo the typo myself (by inference licensing it MIT), thanking @huwenchao, linking to the original ref (licensed BSD).

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Revert "fix an error in readme"
This reverts commit 86e1089.

See also:
#46 (comment)

I will be recorrecting the typo myself immediately after this ref, and
licensing it MIT, to complete our licensing conversion.

tony added a commit that referenced this issue Mar 11, 2018

Fix typo in README (again), this time, MIT
Credits to @huwenchao at 86e1089 for spotting this typo. This was
reverted in 350248c to complete the BSD-to-MIT relicensing in this
thread: #46
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tony commented Mar 11, 2018

See the revert at 350248c.

See the typo fixed by me, licensed MIT, thanking @huwenchao at 928ecc1.

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