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From "Niall Pemberton" <niall.pember...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ALL] Which license-header.txt File?
Date Fri, 28 Sep 2007 13:39:01 GMT
On 9/28/07, James Carman <james@carmanconsulting.com> wrote:
> What license header file should we be using?  The one Commons Proxy
> currently has looks like this:
>
> /*
>  * Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under one
>  * or more contributor license agreements.  See the NOTICE file
>  * distributed with this work for additional information
>  * regarding copyright ownership.  The ASF licenses this file
>  * to you under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the
>  * "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance
>  * with the License.  You may obtain a copy of the License at
>  *
>  *   http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
>  *
>  * Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing,
>  * software distributed under the License is distributed on an
>  * "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY
>  * KIND, either express or implied.  See the License for the
>  * specific language governing permissions and limitations
>  * under the License.
>  */
>
> But, the one included with Commons BeanUtils looks like this:
>
> /*
>  * Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under one or more
>  * contributor license agreements.  See the NOTICE file distributed with
>  * this work for additional information regarding copyright ownership.
>  * The ASF licenses this file to You under the Apache License, Version 2.0
>  * (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with
>  * the License.  You may obtain a copy of the License at
>  *
>  *      http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
>  *
>  * Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
>  * distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
>  * WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
>  * See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
>  * limitations under the License.
>  */
>
> I realize that it's just line break changes, but shouldn't we all be
> using the same one?

That would be optimal IMO. They all changed about a year ago when the
policy changed to not include the copyright notice. I have a feeling
Henri used a tool on commons "proper" - so hopefully they are all the
same. Anyway looks like proxy needs fixing for that (and the
NOTICE.txt file)

Niall

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