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Re: Updating the progress

From: olafBuddenhagen
Subject: Re: Updating the progress
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 04:02:34 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.17+20080114 (2008-01-14)

Hi Madhusudan,

On Mon, Jun 09, 2008 at 08:45:06PM +0530, Madhusudan C.S wrote:

> Yes, some parts of the code is a template of other netfs translators.
> But if seen keenly, nearly almost all the translators I am referring
> follows the same template or rather have copied the template from one
> another.

Which is perfectly resonable...

> To be on safer side I thought of using the template of ftpfs which is
> in hurd main source only, since it is copyrighted to FSF.

Indeed, that's what I would suggest myself. Both for licensing reasons,
and for correctness -- after all, this code is written by the same
people who created the libraries :-)

> I hope that will not have any adverse effect on my code in terms of
> copyright and license issues.

No, not at all. But I do think you should mention where the code comes
from, and more importantly, the copyright dates of the original code.

> > BTW I wonder, why are you keeping build logs in git?...
> Aah I wanted to tell about that myself, when we discuss among our
> friends about the progress, I usually used to tell about the silliest
> programming errors we make during programming which leads to hours of
> work to find and fix it. So many of them asked me to maintain a build
> log so they can see how things are going, and also I thought it would
> be nice for me to go through such things, because this is the first
> big free software project I am doing that too from scratch. I
> understand your concern that it would make the repository very big
> unnecessarily. I wont be transferring that to Hurd CVS you provide us.
> Is that ok or should I discontinue that from git?

Well, it's a bit unusual, but I have no real objections -- keep it if
you want :-)


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