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From Steve Loughran <stev...@iseran.com>
Subject Re: New Apache License
Date Mon, 26 Jan 2004 10:39:55 GMT
Antoine Lévy-Lambert wrote:
> Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>>
>> from the short summary of the last ASF board meeting:
>>
>>  
>>
>>> * The Board has approved the new Apache License 2.0. For a copy of that
>>>   license, please see http://www.apache.org/licenses/.
>>>     The Board has also mandated that all ASF software must be 
>>> switched to
>>>   the new license by March 1st, 2004. Please watch this space for
>>>   further instructions on how to "use" the new license.
>>>   
>>
>>
>> this means that any release we do after March 1st has to use the new
>> license, and we'll have to adapt all our source code headers sooner or
>> later.
>>
>> This is just a heads up, details will follow.
>>
>> Cheers
>>
>>        Stefan
>>
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>>  
>>
> Stefan,
> 
> what about starting the switch with ant 1.6.1 ?
> 
> Do we need to change the license comment in all the source files ?
> 

I'd argue w/ switching on march 1. That way anyone who doesnt agree with 
the new license has some weeks to get the old version with the old license.

-steve


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