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From Phil Steitz <phil.ste...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [math] 2.0 RC1 available for review
Date Wed, 29 Jul 2009 16:53:23 GMT
Luc Maisonobe wrote:
> 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
>   
Got on piece of feedback from legal-discuss, which is to make explicit 
which classes in [math] depend on which of the original sources.  That 
should be added to LICENSE.txt either at the top or in the section for 
each original source.

Phil
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