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From Luc Maisonobe <Luc.Maison...@free.fr>
Subject Re: [math] 2.0 RC1 available for review
Date Wed, 29 Jul 2009 15:29:40 GMT
Phil Steitz a écrit :
> Phil Steitz wrote:
>> I don't think the following addition to LICENSE.txt is appropriate:
>>
>> "The Apache commons-math library includes a number of subcomponents with
>> separate copyright notices and license terms. Your use of the source
>> code for the these subcomponents is subject to the terms and
>> conditions of the following licenses."
>>
>> This would be appropriate if we were shipping sources from differently
>> licensed components.  What we have done - I think (IANAL) - is create
>> *derivative works* from the original sources.  Someone can correct me
>> if I am wrong, but I don't see how that means that we now have
>> "subcomponents" with separate license terms.  Can someone explain this?
>>
>> Phil
> I suggest the following change:
> 
> --- LICENSE.txt    (revision 798724)
> +++ LICENSE.txt    (working copy)
> @@ -203,12 +203,12 @@
> 
> 
> 
> -APACHE COMMONS MATH SUBCOMPONENTS:
> +APACHE COMMONS MATH DERIVATIVE WORKS
> 
> -The Apache commons-math library includes a number of subcomponents with
> -separate copyright notices and license terms. Your use of the source
> -code for the these subcomponents is subject to the terms and
> -conditions of the following licenses.
> +The Apache commons-math library includes a number of subcomponents
> +whose implementation is derived from orgininal sources written
> +in C or Fortran.  License terms of the original sources
> +are reproduced below.

This is much better than my simple copy from the example.
I'll check it in in a few minutes, thanks for the fix

Luc

> 
> 
> Phil
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