vim d/copyright

James McCoy jamessan at
Mon Feb 12 01:24:30 UTC 2018

On Sat, Feb 10, 2018 at 11:49:07AM +0100, David Rabel wrote:
> I found something more that we may have to add to d/copyright, but I'm
> not sure about it. it's src/po/fi.po . It contains a copyright tag,
> which is not mentioned in d/copyright. and the license text is in
> finnish (i guess) ;)

The text at the top is, according to, guidance for

Without explicit license, the assumption is that the translation is
provided under the same license as Vim.  Vim's license doesn't require
distributing the copyright notice, so it isn't strictly necessary to add
it to d/copyright.  I've done that on a best-effort basis where I see
people explicitly mentioning copyright.

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