Include license info in JS files

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Include license info in JS files

Post by /a3 » Tue Feb 12, 2013 8:11 am

Some scripts such as LibreJS can run JavaScript based on a license header included in each JS file. phpBB JS files are already GPL'd. Including this information in JS files used by phpBB would enable LibreJS users to run these files automatically.

This webpage explains the exact details:
https://www.gnu.org/software/librejs/fr ... cript.html
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Re: Include license info in JS files

Post by callumacrae » Tue Feb 12, 2013 6:05 pm

-1. It isn't sent in the HTML or CSS, why send it in the JS?
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Re: Include license info in JS files

Post by /a3 » Wed Feb 13, 2013 1:10 am

callumacrae wrote:-1. It isn't sent in the HTML or CSS, why send it in the JS?
HTML and CSS are non-functional and not really software. I guess the reason is the same as why license headers are included in phpBB core files (but not in phpBB style templates).
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