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[mkgmap-dev] feature-request - variable copyright information

From Thorsten Kukuk kukuk at suse.de on Wed Feb 22 16:53:48 GMT 2012

On Wed, Feb 22, aighes wrote:

> Am 22.02.2012 14:33, schrieb Thorsten Kukuk:
> > Hi,
> >
> > On Wed, Feb 22, aighes wrote:
> >
> >> and a variable part for the licence of the map and licence information of
> >> the input. this could be done in a txt-file. If there is no txt-file, there
> >> should be a default.
> > Did you ever look at mkgmap --help=options?
> >
> >    Thorsten
> Thanks for the hint. The variable part is no problem.
> But I think it would be great, that mkgmap set allways their own 
> copyright-lines. Or am I the only one eho thinks so?

mkgmap is copyrighted, but the license for mkgmap does not fit for
the maps it generates. I don't think it would be leagal wise correct
to add a (c) mkgmap, GPL to the maps.

Or did I misundestood your request?


Thorsten Kukuk, Project Manager/Release Manager SLES
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