[Libclc-dev] Patches for copyright clean up
Tom Stellard via Libclc-dev
libclc-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Sep 29 06:33:29 PDT 2016
On Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 07:29:16PM +0200, Vedran Miletić via Libclc-dev wrote:
> On 09/28/2016 06:39 PM, Jan Vesely wrote:
> > On Wed, 2016-09-28 at 15:27 +0200, Vedran Miletić via Libclc-dev wrote:
> >> On 09/26/2016 07:24 PM, Tom Stellard via Libclc-dev wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>> I've submitting two changes to bring the project into compliance
> >>> with LLVM policy.
> >>> One to remove license headers from files: https://reviews.llvm.org/
> >>> D24929
> >>> and one to remove non-UIUC / non-MIT licensed code: https://reviews
> >>> .llvm.org/D24930
> >>> I'm hopeful we will be able to re-add the removed code, but I need
> >>> to get approval
> >>> from the LLVM foundation.
> >>> Let me know if you have any questions.
> >> Wouldn't it be better to seek approval to re-add removed code under a
> >> different license from copyright holders?
> > Sun's copyright allows copying/modifying/distributing the code (see
> > e.g. erf.cl:28). So the problem is on LLVM side whether they accept
> > such code.
> I see I didn't say clearly what I meant, sorry.
> LLVM has clarified what licenses they accept. My question is whether
> Sun/Oracle could relicense their code under a license acceptable to LLVM.
It seems unlikely we will be able to do this given that the code is 23
years old and Sun has been acquired by another company since then.
> Vedran Miletić
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