Merging two projects and their licenses

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at
Sun Oct 31 09:43:13 UTC 2010

On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 10:16 PM, John Cowan <cowan at> wrote:
> Johan Tibell scripsit:
>> In the Haskell community, we are looking to merge two libraries. One
>> has a 3-clause BSD license and one has a 2-clause BSD license.
> In this circumstance, I'd just use the 3-clause license and don't worry
> about it.  Nobody is likely to sue you.

And presumably I would just keep both copyright lines and stick them
in the beginning of the license file? Like so:

Copyright (c) 2002, The University Court of the University of Glasgow.
Copyright (c) 2007-2010, Johan Tibell


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