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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: [compress] Code history in NOTICE
Date Thu, 26 Mar 2009 11:01:52 GMT
On 2009-03-26, Jukka Zitting <> wrote:

> The commons-compress NOTICE file currently contains the following entries:

>     Original BZip2 classes contributed by Keiron Liddle
>     <>, 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
>     (

> 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

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


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