Changeset 1802 in josm for trunk/LICENSE


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Timestamp:
2009-07-17T20:53:35+02:00 (10 years ago)
Author:
stoecker
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cleanup license and contributions a bit

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    44JOSM, and all its integral parts, are released under the GNU General
    5 Public License.
    6 
    7 Earlier contributions to JOSM did not specifiy a version of that license,
    8 but the license included in the distribution was version 2.
    9 
    10 All contributions made on or after 15 April 2008 are explicitly "GPL
    11 v2 or later".
    12 
    13 This is valid for all files released in the JOSM subversion tree, even
    14 if they do not carry their own copyright or license information.
    15 
    16 According to the current JOSM maintainer, it is safe to assume that all
    17 previous contributions are also "GPL v2 or later", but an effort will
    18 be made to contact the past contributors to have full clarity.
     5Public License v2 or later.
    196
    207The GPL v3 is accessible here:
     
    2411http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0.html
    2512
     13When compiled with Bzip2 support code included the whole software is licensed
     14GPL v3 or later.
     15
     16
     17
    2618Note: This is not valid for JOSM plugins. These are not considered
    2719an integral part of JOSM and may be under any license.
    28 
    29 
    30 Copyright and Contributors
    31 ==========================
    32 
    33 JOSM was written by Immanuel Scholz <imi AT eigenheimstrasse.de>.
    34 
    35 Major code contributions from (in alphabetical order):
    36 
    37 David Earl <david AT frankieandshadow.com>
    38 Gabriel Ebner <ge AT gabrielebner.at>
    39 Ulf Lamping <ulf.lamping AT web.de>
    40 Raphael Mack <ramack AT raphael-mack.de>
    41 Frederik Ramm <frederik AT remote.org>
    42 Dirk Stöcker <openstreetmap AT dstoecker.de>
    43 
    44 Please add your name liberally if you think you have made a major
    45 contribution (or add names of others who have).
    46 
    47 Many minor contributions and patches by others; see SVN history
    48 at http://josm.openstreetmap.de/svn/ for details.
    49 
    50 The current JOSM maintainer is Dirk Stöcker.
    51 
    52 Copyright rests with the contributors.
    53 
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