[LEDE-ADM] License of patches

Ted Hess thess at kitschensync.net
Tue Apr 26 12:29:13 EDT 2016

Makes sense to me.

Patches inherit the license of the source code base they are individually applied to and are not, by themselves 'copyrighted or 
licensed', correct?


-----Original Message----- 
From: Jo-Philipp Wich
Sent: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 10:28 AM
To: lede-adm at lists.infradead.org
Subject: Re: [LEDE-ADM] License of patches


> I would like to add this to the rules or to the patch submission
> guideline:
> ------------------------------- 
> Patches done to an existing software are always licensed under the
> same licenses as the original source code if it is not explicitly
> stated different. This should ensure that it possible to include the
> changes into the upstream project.
> -------------------------------

No objections from me.

~ Jo

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