lua-users home
lua-l archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Coda Highland <> wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 8:11 AM, Paige DePol <> wrote:
>> I will leave the original copyright in the Lua header files where it
>> currently is, as well as appending the new information. I will then also
>> advise the user of the patch that they should include the MIT licence
>> information, with the Lua copyright, somewhere in their documentation, or
>> if they have a GUI perhaps in their acknowledgements section should they
>> have one. Or, at the very least, in a README file of some sort.
> I would strengthen that up to a "must" instead of a "should" since
> that's part of the terms giving you permission to distribute the code
> at all. But yes, that's the right strategy.
>> So, just to be clear... currently in the "lua.h" header file the license
>> is at the end of the file with the PUC-Rio copyright followed by the body
>> of the MIT license. Would it be appropriate to simply add an additional
>> copyright line below the PUC-Rio copyright?
>> For example, if I were to alter the license for Lunia:
>> Copyright (C) 1994-2017, PUC-Rio.
>> Copyright (C) 2017 FizzyPop Studios.
>> Thanks again for your feedback, Coda, it is appreciated! :)
> That is precisely the right way to do it.
> /s/ Adam

Excellent, thank you for your assistance Adam...
...or Coda, you seem to have two names! ;)