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From Torsten Curdt <tcu...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [compress] Code history in NOTICE
Date Thu, 26 Mar 2009 12:33:26 GMT
I think the only requirement was to give credit ...somehow somewhere.

On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 12:43, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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