[Twisted-Python] license / copyright questions about Twisted Perspective Broker client

Christopher Armstrong radix at twistedmatrix.com
Tue Sep 2 14:45:00 EDT 2008

On Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 10:23 AM, A <aldoogy at gmail.com> wrote:

> I aim to release the library under the same license as Twisted (MIT) but I'm
> wondering about some of the details.
> Since all I have done is just ported the original Twisted code from Python
> to Actionscript what does that mean in terms of copyright and credits ?
> Should I give credit in every file according to original author ?
> I still have most of the original doc strings in my version - am I allowed
> to use those ?
> There are also sections where I have the original python code commented out
> (as a guide to what still needs to done). I can't really be arsed to delete
> all that while it's still in heavy development. Is that a problem ? Would I
> have to put the credits for the code in each snippet ?

I don't feel like analyzing a work today to determine whether it is a
derivative of Twisted, but if you think it is and you want to comply
with being a derivative, all you need to do is include the Twisted
copyright notice.

Christopher Armstrong
International Man of Twistery

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