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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [compress] Code history in NOTICE
Date Thu, 26 Mar 2009 11:43:16 GMT
On 26/03/2009, Stefan Bodewig <bodewig@apache.org> wrote:
> On 2009-03-26, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>  > The commons-compress NOTICE file currently contains the following entries:
>
>  >     Original BZip2 classes contributed by Keiron Liddle
>  >     <keiron@aftexsw.com>, Aftex Software to the Apache Ant project
>
>  >     Original Tar classes from contributors of the Apache Ant project
>
>  >     Original Zip classes from contributors of the Apache Ant project
>
>  >     Original CPIO classes contributed by Markus Kuss and the jRPM project
>  >     (jrpm.sourceforge.net)
>
>  > Since these are included in the NOTICE file, section 4.d of ALv2
>  > requires that all downstream projects include a readable copy of that
>  > information. Is this something that we need to require, i.e. was this
>  > a requirement of the original contributions?
>
>
> No explicit requirement from Keiron or his employer, something we did
>  in Ant as a courtesy.  There is no reason to keep the Ant references
>  IMHO.

+1 - one should not credit individual Apache projects.
The file should be as short as possible, and it always mentions Apache anyway.

>  I haven't been following the CPIO contribution close enough to know.
>
>
>  Stefan
>
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