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From Christian Schneider <ch...@die-schneider.net>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] - Camel Maven Archetypes - Generating files with ASF license headers
Date Wed, 04 Jul 2012 08:30:11 GMT
This is already a good tendency that generated code is unproblematic. To 
make sure I propose we get a statement from the board then we are on the 
safe side.
Perhaps this can then also be written down so other projects can simply 
follow.

Christian

Am 04.07.2012 10:24, schrieb Rob Davies:
> I think this thread is helpful - its from Eclipse - http://www.eclipsezone.com/eclipse/forums/t116081.html
>
> On 4 Jul 2012, at 09:19, Christian Schneider wrote:
>
>> My current understanding is that you can not assume you are allowed to use code if
it has no license. Is there an exception for generated/template code?
>> If yes then I am supporting this but we should make sure this works legally. Can
we get some confirmation about this from some license specialist from apache or is this written
down somehere already?
>>
>> Christian
>>
>> Am 04.07.2012 10:12, schrieb Guillaume Nodet:
>>> Generated code should not be licensed or copyrighted.  It's up to the user
>>> to decide which license to use.
>>> So +1 for removing any header from generated code.
>>>
>>> On Wed, Jul 4, 2012 at 8:33 AM, Claus Ibsen <claus.ibsen@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi
>>>>
>>>> When end users of Camel uses the Camel Maven Archetypes to create new
>>>> projects
>>>> http://camel.apache.org/camel-maven-archetypes.html
>>>>
>>>> Then we generate a new skeleton Maven project for them.
>>>>
>>>> Currently these *generated* source files contains ASF license headers.
>>>>
>>>> I want to discuss if we should remove these ASF headers from the
>>>> *generated* files.
>>>> Our end users works in organization that build software, and they may
>>>> not use any license headers,
>>>> or use their own license headers, or use another kind of header.
>>>>
>>>> I think we should not include any license headers at all, and leave it
>>>> for the end users to decide for that.
>>>>
>>>> Any thoughts?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Claus Ibsen
>>>> -----------------
>>>> FuseSource
>>>> Email: cibsen@fusesource.com
>>>> Web: http://fusesource.com
>>>> Twitter: davsclaus, fusenews
>>>> Blog: http://davsclaus.com
>>>> Author of Camel in Action: http://www.manning.com/ibsen
>>>>
>>>
>>
>> -- 
>> Christian Schneider
>> http://www.liquid-reality.de
>>
>> Open Source Architect
>> Talend Application Integration Division http://www.talend.com
>>


-- 
Christian Schneider
http://www.liquid-reality.de

Open Source Architect
Talend Application Integration Division http://www.talend.com


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