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From Henri Yandell <hyand...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Hivemind fork
Date Tue, 28 Apr 2009 04:12:38 GMT
On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 9:17 AM, Craig L Russell <Craig.Russell@sun.com> wrote:
>
> On Apr 26, 2009, at 8:49 PM, Henri Yandell wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 11:58 PM, Johan Lindquist <johan@kawoo.co.uk>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Notice file would be left intact - there are copyrights as part of the
>>> headers in the files - would these remain or can they safely be
>>> removed/changed in the derived work?
>>
>> They can't be removed, except by the copyright holder.
>>
>> However - it's not normal Apache practice to keep them in there. There
>> was a move to update src headers a few years back and it looks like it
>> missed HiveMind.
>>
>> I'll update the files in hivemind2/trunk [I'm assuming you're taking
>> things from trunk and that the desired version is hivemind2].
>>
>> Let me know otherwise [I'll aim to do it tomorrow night so you've time
>> to point me in the right direction].
>>
>> Attic PMC - feel free to -1 if you think this is bad. It's the
>> application of a standard Apache style, so I think it's harmless
>> enough and will simplify things for the fork.
>
> I agree with Mads and Henning that the attic is *not* the place for this
> kind of cleanup. Copyright notices and licenses should be removed only by
> the copyright holders (in conjunction with updating the NOTICE if
> appropriate).
>
> So I'm -1 on changing the copyright notices on attic artifacts.

We are the copyright holder.

Anyway - consensus definitely against this so I won't do it.

Hen

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