Dan Shearer wrote:
In using liblmdb in LumoSQL, we noticed that the FNV code in mdb.c has
a non-binding license comment that doesn't match the way it is used in
"please do not copyright this code. This code is in the public domain."
The comment and copyright statement were copied to expressly honor that
statement. I'd be more inclined to add at the top of the file "contents
copyright hyc unless noted otherwise" to make it clear that my copyright
doesn't apply to the FNV code.
followed by a typical public domain disclaimer.
I asked Landon Curt Noll, the author of this code, who proposed this
Title: FNV Hash
Author: Landon Curt Noll - http://www.isthe.com/chongo/
License: CC BY 4.0 - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Share - copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
Adapt - remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose,
The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the
NOTE: This code was changed to use the 'CC BY 4.0' license by
permission of the author.
Would the project accept a patch that makes this change?
-- Howard Chu
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Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
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