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From "Michael A. Smith" <>
Subject Re: License and copyright issues
Date Tue, 22 Oct 2002 13:31:29 GMT
FYI, for those not on the reorg@apache list:

Roy T. Fielding wrote:
>> Let me ask this question straight out, since no one over on
>> commons-dev@jakarta seems to have any idea what Roy's talking about.
>> Roy, what specific code does your message refer to?
> Sorry, I made a terrible mistake -- the code I was talking about was
> in the jakarta-avalon-apps/enterprise repository and has been recently
> "corrected", though I have no idea if we have the legal right to make
> that change.  The Jakarta PMC can follow up on this:
> org/apache/orb/
> AFAIK, there are no issues in commons-sandbox, though there are a bunch of
> java files with invalid copyright lines (no date) and 130 java files with
> no copyright description at all.
> BTW, no, I should not need to point this out to the project or the PMC.
> The definition of maintaining oversight is that the people having that
> responsibility are supposed to see when these problems are created.
> If they do not see it, then they aren't maintaining oversight.
> ....Roy

I don't think this should stop us from improving oversight in license 
compliance issues in jakarta-commons and jakarta-commons-sandbox.


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