scalpel 2.0+ licensing

Brian Carrier carrier at
Tue Aug 9 15:52:14 UTC 2016

Yi Yann,

Yes, I got approval from Golden and Vico.  When we reviewed the code (it was a few years ago), they were the only copyright holders.  I didn’t think there is any foremost code in there.  Is there?


> On Aug 7, 2016, at 10:54 AM, ydirson at wrote:
> Hi Brian,
> I'm currently digging through scalpel and foremost.
> While doing so, after noticing some strange things in the sleuthkit tree,
> I wanted to understand who did what in the various
> versions, and noticed that when refactoring the 2.0 code for library
> design, you changed all the GPL-2 copyright notices to Apache-2.0
> ones.
> That sort of change is not a trivial one legally speaking, did you
> make sure you got approval from all previous copyright holders ?  That
> should include the authors/contributors to the foremost project.
> If you managed to get their approval, it would be good to mention this
> in the copyright/licensing part of the README, so the thing is made
> clear once and for all.
> Best regards,
> -- 
> Yann

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