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From Antonio <>
Subject Re: [compress] Including ASL Code from other projects
Date Thu, 08 Jan 2009 15:07:33 GMT
2009/1/8 Christian Grobmeier <>:
>> The software grant *donates* the code to the foundation, so all the
>> rights become of Apache itself, not of the owners.
>> The previous owners of the right will be mentioned only in the IP
>> (intellectual property) clearance form.
>> In your case I suggest to:
>> 1. add the code in your software;
>> 2. add the copyright information on the top of the file that contains
>> it, before the license header.
>> 3. add in the NOTICE file a reference like this:
>> This software contains code developed by (copyright owner) for the
>> project (name of the project): (project website).
> cool. So I can create a patch (with copyright information) myself and
> go on, not caring about software grants?

Yep, it's the ASL that permits it :-)
Anyway, does it use ASL v2.0 or 1.1? I think that the license they
show in the website is not so correct (it's copyrighted "Apache
Software Foundation"...):


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