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Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 20:29:35 +0200
From: Frank Dittrich <>
Subject: Re: doc/ licensing

How much text is required to establish a copyright?

I agree that everything I contributed to documentation might be
relicensed under more relaxed terms, provided that the main contributor
to a specific file doesn't disagree.

On 04/18/2013 05:01 PM, Solar Designer wrote:
> john-1.7.9-jumbo-7/doc:
> MARKOV                        unclear; bartavelle; documentation

I added text describing the enhancements I implemented for --markov
(config section name can be specified on the command line; start/end can
be specified as % values, not just as absolute numbers.)

> OPTIONS                       GPLv2; Solar, JimF, magnum; documentation; GPLv2 is implied since jumbo contributors were modifying the file by Solar available to them under GPLv2 only

I added a description for almost all --list= options.

> README                        GPLv2; Solar; documentation

In jumbo-8-unstable, Claudio André added 17 lines (pointing out that a
GUI (Johnny) exists.

In unstable-jumbo, there are a few more files in doc. What about those?


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