[dpdk-web] [dpdk-govboard] [PATCH v2 3/4] update license policy wording

Hemant Agrawal hemant.agrawal at nxp.com
Wed Nov 29 06:34:51 CET 2017

> -----Original Message-----
> From: govboard [mailto:govboard-bounces at dpdk.org] On Behalf Of
> Thomas Monjalon
> Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 12:09 AM
> To: tdelanerolle at linuxfoundation.org
> Cc: web at dpdk.org; govboard at dpdk.org; techboard at dpdk.org
> Subject: [dpdk-govboard] [PATCH v2 3/4] update license policy wording
> Linux Foundation and Governing Board ask to
> - change wording of the license names
> - use spdx.org to describe licenses
> - change dual licensing wording with "OR" keyword
> - replace "shall" by "will"
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas at monjalon.net>
> ---
>  about/charter.html | 36 ++++++++++++++++++------------------
>  1 file changed, 18 insertions(+), 18 deletions(-)


> -			<a
> href="https://www.gnu.org%2Flicenses%2Fold-licenses%2Flgpl-
> 2.0.en.html" LGPLv2</a> license

LGPLv2.0 is an obsolete license.  We shall be using LGPLv2.1.  As per "https://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/lgpl-2.0.en.html"
"Please note that the GNU Library General Public License has been superseded by the GNU Lesser General Public License. We urge everyone to use the GNU Lesser General Public License instead of this GNU Library GPL. We leave the Library GPL available here for historical reference."
Please note that DPDK repository include LICENSE.LGPL for version 2.1 

In your patch you are just changing the links etc. so this may be an incremental change as well.

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