[Matroska-devel] LICENSE as official tag?

Steve Lhomme slhomme at matroska.org
Thu Sep 1 21:09:03 CEST 2011


I added LICENSE. The difference with TERM_OF_USE is very thin. But I
guess in a world with Creative Commons and as a coder we're more used
to that than a lenghty description.

On Sat, Apr 2, 2011 at 2:38 PM, Sebastian G. <bastik>
<bastik.public.mailinglist at gmx.de> wrote:
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> Hello,
>
> I'd like to suggest "LICENSE" to be official an official tag.
>
> "COPYRIGHT" and "TERMS_OF_USE" may not reflect the license something is
> put under.
>
> I'm aware that anyone can use any tag, but strong recommendations are
> pretty helpful when it comes to supporting tags or using tags probably
> anybody else is using.
>
> IMO "LICENSE" is something that should be covered by those strong
> recommendations.
>
> "COPYRIGHT" is most likely to be used for the copyright holder.
> "TERMS_OF_USE" may could hold the license, but is not limited to it,
> since it can contain further restrictions which are not covered by the
> license.
>
> Best Regards,
> bastik
>
> 02 Apr 2011, 14:38 (+0200)
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