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From Mike Drob <md...@mdrob.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Accumulo 1.5.4-rc1
Date Thu, 10 Sep 2015 19:32:43 GMT
-1.

Having correct licences is more important than even having code that
compiles (at release time).

On Thu, Sep 10, 2015 at 2:14 PM, Sean Busbey <busbey@cloudera.com> wrote:

> On Sep 10, 2015 2:07 PM, "Christopher" <ctubbsii@apache.org> wrote:
> >
>
> >
> > However, I don't know where the "willful copyright infringement" comes
> > from. Omission of the LICENSE/NOTICE files is not necessarily an
> infringing
> > activity. They are acknowledgments/disclaimers of the legal status of the
> > code we use. As such, they do not generally change the rights we have to
> > redistribute under their respective licenses. They simply communicate
> them.
> > So, I think that part was a bit of hyperbole.
> >
>
> The bloomfilter code is included under a license that includes requirements
> about notifying where it came from. In the binary jar for accumulo-core we
> include no such notice about the provenance or copyright. That invalidates
> the license, which means we'd be distributing the work without a license in
> violation of the original authors' copyrights.
>

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