Commit b3981dac authored by Sebastian Dröge's avatar Sebastian Dröge 🍵
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Add license blurb from README.md to RELEASE_README.md so it's included in the tarball

Fixes gstreamer/gst-docs#69
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...@@ -30,3 +30,34 @@ Choosing to strip the search folders in both, either or neither ...@@ -30,3 +30,34 @@ Choosing to strip the search folders in both, either or neither
package is ultimately left to the packagers' discretion, users package is ultimately left to the packagers' discretion, users
of most distributions should usually have enough disk space of most distributions should usually have enough disk space
to accomodate these. to accomodate these.
## Licensing
The content of this module comes from a number of different sources and is
licensed in different ways:
### Tutorial source code
All tutorial code is licensed under any of the following licenses (your choice):
- 2-clause BSD license ("simplified BSD license") (`LICENSE.BSD`)
- MIT license (`LICENSE.MIT`)
- LGPL v2.1 (`LICENSE.LGPL-2.1`)
This means developers have maximum flexibility and can pick the right license
for any derivative work.
### Application Developer Manual and Plugin Writer's Guide
These are licensed under the [Open Publication License v1.0][op-license]
(`LICENSE.OPL`), for historical reasons.
[op-license]: http://www.opencontent.org/openpub/
### Documentation
Mostly licensed under the [Creative Commons CC-BY-SA-4.0 license][cc-by-sa-4.0],
but some parts of the documentation may still be licensed differently
(e.g. LGPLv2.1) for historical reasons.
[cc-by-sa-4.0]: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/
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