Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] [Wireshark-commits] rev 52413: /trunk/epan/ /trunk/epan/diss
From: Evan Huus <[email protected]>
Date: Sun, 6 Oct 2013 16:45:06 -0400
On Sun, Oct 6, 2013 at 4:38 PM, Joerg Mayer <[email protected]> wrote:
> Can we please discuss the removal of files before doing so?

I did [1], it just took me a few weeks to get around to removing it
since nobody objected at the time.

[1] https://www.wireshark.org/lists/wireshark-dev/201309/msg00182.html

> IIRC, while the 4 clause BSD license is incompatible with the
> GPL, the regents granted a general "amnesty" so code copyrighted
> by them gets treated like a 3 clause BSD license.

There's also the issue of the Qualcomm claim (which is rather
ambiguous). If this is true however, 4-clause BSD should be added to
our "acceptable licenses" list.

> I currently just lack the nerve/time to look this up and by the
> time I have the cmake stuff sort of going for Windows I will probably
> have forgotten about this :-(
>
> Ciao
>     Jörg
>
> On Sun, Oct 06, 2013 at 07:04:11PM +0000, [email protected] wrote:
>> http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=52413
>>
>> User: eapache
>> Date: 2013/10/06 07:04 PM
>>
>> Log:
>>  Remove packet-vj.c as it does not appear to be under a license we can use.
>>
>> Directory: /trunk/epan/dissectors/
>>   Changes    Path               Action
>>   +0 -1      Makefile.common    Modified
>>   +0 -879    packet-vj.c        Removed
>>
>> Directory: /trunk/epan/
>>   Changes    Path              Action
>>   +0 -1      CMakeLists.txt    Modified
>>
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> Joerg Mayer                                           <[email protected]>
> We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that
> works. Some say that should read Microsoft instead of technology.
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