[webkit-dev] Licenses for WebKit contributions
levin at chromium.org
Mon Jan 12 00:43:59 PST 2009
afaik, the patches were ever checked in. Note that Sam said they can't be
landed (checked in) as they are (with the Apache license).
On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 12:09 AM, Benjamin Meyer <ben at meyerhome.net> wrote:
> On Jan 7, 2009, at 5:13 PM, Sam Weinig wrote:
> I just noticed several patches have put up for review that contain new
>> using the Apache license. Current WebKit policy is that code should be
>> licensed under either a BSD license or GNU Lesser General Public License
>> v.2.1 (mentioned explicitly when submitting patches on bugs.webkit.org).
>> order to change this policy, we would need to have a larger discussion as
>> this is not a decision that can be made by any one person. If you have
>> submitted a patch recently that is under another license, please consider
>> re-submitting it with either of the two allowed licenses as we cannot land
>> them as they are. I am sorry we did not notice this sooner.
>> webkit-dev mailing list
>> webkit-dev at lists.webkit.org
> Shouldn't patches like this be reverted immediately upon notice and then
> having a discussion rather then the other way around? Has it been reverted
> or the license changed yet?
> -Benjamin Meyer
> webkit-dev mailing list
> webkit-dev at lists.webkit.org
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