[Wtr-development] source cleanup

Bret Pettichord bret at pettichord.com
Wed Oct 6 14:35:46 EDT 2010


Use this:

Copyright (c) 2004 - 2006, Paul Rogers
Copyright (c) 2006 - 2007, Angrez Singh
Copyright (c) 2004 - 2010, Bret Pettichord


On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 8:24 AM, Željko Filipin <
zeljko.filipin at wa-research.ch> wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 2, 2010 at 11:29 AM, Jarmo <jarmo.p at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I forgot to mention that if we want to deal with these license
> > problems properly then it's not as easy as asking from just license
> > holders since we have there 2 types of licenses - BSD and MIT.
>
> I took a look at licenses. Original files:
>
>
> http://github.com/bret/watir/blob/master/watir/lib/watir/ie.rb
> http://github.com/bret/watir/blob/master/firewatir/LICENSE
> http://github.com/bret/watir/blob/master/commonwatir/LICENSE
> http://github.com/bret/watir/blob/master/watir/lib/license.rb
> http://github.com/bret/watir/blob/master/watir/lib/watir/winClicker.rb
>
> I have moved all files to root and renamed them so I could track them. I
> have fixed just the formatting, so it is easier to compare. I did not change
> anything in license text (feel free to diff). New files:
>
> http://github.com/zeljkofilipin/watir/blob/license/license-ie
> http://github.com/zeljkofilipin/watir/blob/license/license-firewatir
> http://github.com/zeljkofilipin/watir/blob/license/license-commonwatir
> http://github.com/zeljkofilipin/watir/blob/license/license-rb
> http://github.com/zeljkofilipin/watir/blob/license/license-winclicker
>
> My Mac file compare app (/Developer/Applications/Utilities/FileMerge.app)
> says there is almost no difference between the files). Commonwatir has MIT
> instead of BSD license, but Bret said he did it by mistake:
>
> http://rubyforge.org/pipermail/wtr-development/2010-March/001632.html
>
> I suggest we delete all license text from original files and use just this
> file:
>
> http://github.com/zeljkofilipin/watir/blob/license/LICENSE
>
> Line 23 is longer than 80 characters, I did not want to mess with that at
> the moment to make it easier to diff.
>
> License text is almost identical, there is missing word here and there:
> "nor" "any other", "All rights reserved.", "other". Feel free to diff.
>
> Files have different copyright headers, so LICENSE file has all of them.
> Source of each line is in parenthesis, that should be cleaned up, but I am
> not sure what to do.
>
> Bret, Paul, Angrez, what should I do? Should we update copyright years? The
> latest is 2009.
>
> Željko
>
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