MD5 for JtR, copyright issues

David Luyer david at
Mon Jan 19 07:12:21 UTC 2009


For any and all contributions I have made to JtR, please consider
these contributions to be licensed under GPL version 2 as of the
date of the submission of the patches to the JtR email list, which
for the mentioned files was 2005.


> Hello!
> First of all, thank for your mail.
> I made the improvements at last year, so you can write 2008.
> I think the license behove to bartavelle first, by the way gplv2 would
> be good for me too.
> Balázs Bucsay
> David Paleino wrote:
>> (please keep the list CCed)
>> Hello David, Balázs, bartavelle,
>> I'm integrating some patches into Debian's package of john. Let me
>> expose
>> different issues I encountered in this mail :-)
>> David Luyer and Balázs Bucsay:
>> src/md5_eq.c
>>   missing copyright years. Since a patch doesn't have the ability to
>> carry
>>   timestamps, I cannot infer those from anywhere. Please provide one,
>> two or
>>   more, or a range of years.
>> David Luyer:
>> src/md5_go.c
>> src/md5_go.h
>>   these files are missing copyright years as well. David? :-)
>> "Bartavelle", Balázs Bucsay and David Luyer:
>> src/rawMD5go_fmt.c
>>   this file is missing copyright years (see above), apart from
>> bartavelle (©
>>   2004). It is also missing any licensing statement - please choose a
>> DFSG-free
>>   license (common are GPL, BSD or MIT/X11, but there are many others out
>>   there) -- also Public Domain is fine.
>>   Another "issue" is about the copyright holder for "bartavelle", I've
>> already
>>   contacted him/her for this separately (other files involved).
>> Please reply with your decisions on-list (no need to CC me), I'll use
>> them as
>> pointers for debian/copyright or an eventual additional file explaining
>> why I
>> won't add the "X" patch to the package.
>> Kindly,
>> David Paleino

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