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From Martin Cooper <mart...@apache.org>
Subject RE: Relicensing to the Apache License 2.0 ?
Date Tue, 03 Feb 2004 03:06:20 GMT
On Mon, 2 Feb 2004, Gary Gregory wrote:

> Should we replace each source file header lock, stock and two smoking
> barrels? If so, does any one have a script for this?

The problem with using a script is that the original copyright dates
*must* be retained, so you can't just blat over the old header with a new
one. If you have a script that can do that, great. Otherwise, you're going
to have to make the changes by hand.

--
Martin Cooper


>
> Gary
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Henri Yandell [mailto:bayard@generationjava.com]
> > Sent: Monday, February 02, 2004 12:02
> > To: Jakarta Commons Developers List
> > Subject: Re: Relicensing to the Apache License 2.0 ?
> >
> >
> > The policy as far as I know is:
> >
> > All releases after March 1st must use Apache License 2.0.
> >
> > No agreement is needed as the only copyright holders to the ASF version of
> > the source is the ASF. While people retain copyright to their submissions,
> > they retain the copyright to their copy and not to the ASF copy.
> >
> > It might be different for say ASF-members who have not signed the CLA, but
> > I would expect committers who have not signed the CLA to be the same as a
> > contributor.
> >
> > IANAL etc. Just passing on what I've seen said, which could be wrong for
> > all I know.
> >
> > Hen
> >
> > On Mon, 2 Feb 2004, Emmanuel Bourg wrote:
> >
> > > Hi, the Apache License 2.0 has been released last month
> > > (http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0) and it seems it will become
> > > mandatory for all Apache projects this year.
> > >
> > > I wonder what is the procedure for this migration, i guess all copyright
> > > holders, that's committers and external contributors, have to agree
> > > explicitely on the relicensing. This should be immediate for the
> > > committers since they signed the Contributor License Agreement allowing
> > > the ASF to license the code in any way. But the other contributors will
> > > have to be contacted to request permission for relicensing, correct?
> > >
> > > Emmanuel Bourg
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
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