|author||Thomas Gleixner <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2018-04-25 22:30:25 +0200|
|committer||Jonathan Corbet <email@example.com>||2018-04-27 16:41:13 -0600|
LICENSES: Add CC-BY-SA-4.0 license text
Add the full text of the CC-BY-SA-4.0 license to the kernel tree. It was copied directly from: https://spdx.org/licenses/CC-BY-SA-4.0.html#licenseText Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <firstname.lastname@example.org> Reviewed-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <email@example.com> Reviewed-by: Kate Stewart <firstname.lastname@example.org> Signed-off-by: Jonathan Corbet <email@example.com>
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+ To use the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 4.0 International
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+ the placement guidelines in the licensing rules documentation:
+ SPDX-License-Identifier: CC-BY-SA-4.0
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