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From "Craig R. McClanahan" <craig...@apache.org>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-commons/jelly NOTICE.txt
Date Mon, 01 Mar 2004 17:20:18 GMT
Quoting dion@multitask.com.au:

> yoavs@apache.org wrote on 29/02/2004 12:44:05 AM:
> 
> > yoavs       2004/02/28 05:44:05
> > 
> >   Added:       jelly    NOTICE.txt
> >   Log:
> >   Added NOTICE.txt per ASF directive,
> >   http://www.apache.org/dev/apply-license.html.
> > 
> >   Revision  Changes    Path
> >   1.1                  jakarta-commons/jelly/NOTICE.txt
> > 
> >   Index: NOTICE.txt
> >   ===================================================================
> >   This product includes software developed by
> >   The Apache Software Foundation (http://www.apache.org/).
> 
> I'm not sure that for ASF software this makes any sense. 
> 
> Of course our software includes software developed by us.
> 
> Can someone please explain why this is needed?
> --
> dIon Gillard, Multitask Consulting
> 

Because the new license is designed so that anyone can use it "as is" for their
own projects as well.  The license requires every package that uses it
(including ones created by ASF) to include an attribution, and the NOTICE.txt
file does that.

Craig


Craig




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