[squeak-dev] License info in methods stamp

Matthew Fulmer tapplek at gmail.com
Tue Mar 25 04:53:45 UTC 2008

On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 06:40:48AM +0200, Igor Stasenko wrote:
> A small changeset which adds a license info for each method.
> http://bugs.squeak.org/view.php?id=6993
> Works in same way as user initials.
> I think it can be useful for future relicensing efforts.
> With this simple patch, we will be able to easily find out, what
> methods need attention.
> We can put strict limitation, that in squeak release, from now on,
> only methods with stamp:
> <initials> <license> <date> <time>
> accepted.
> And only if <license> field is ==== 'MIT'.

I think that's a great idea. I should bring this to the
attention of the board. Currently, the board has issued a
no-contributions-allowed policy until we can ensure that all
further contributions are clearly licensed, and stop muddying
the license issue even further. I think this is a perfect

Matthew Fulmer -- http://mtfulmer.wordpress.com/

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