Relicensing of Majority of Mozilla Codebase to Begin Soon
Thursday January 8th, 2004By Gervase Markham
After over two years of work, we finally have all the permissions (nearly 450) necessary to relicense the Mozilla codebase under the MPL/LGPL/GPL tri-license.*
During the 1.7a and 1.7b cycles, I will be running an automated Python relicensing tool, originally written by Scott Collins and now maintained by Trent Mick at ActiveState, over all the relevant directories in the Mozilla codebase. This should change whatever license is present to a properly-formatted MPL tri-license block, retaining all the contributor and copyright information.
You can help by doing the following:
* Well, there's a small handful of files left where we can't find the person, or negotiations are ongoing. But nothing important.
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