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From Luc Maisonobe <Luc.Maison...@free.fr>
Subject Re: [math] 2.0 RC1 available for review
Date Sun, 02 Aug 2009 16:55:27 GMT
Phil Steitz a écrit :
> Luc Maisonobe wrote:
>> Phil Steitz a écrit :
>>  
>>> Luc Maisonobe wrote:
>>>    
>>>> Phil Steitz a écrit :
>>>>  
>>>>      
>>>>> 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.
>>>>>             
>>>> This is already the case. In fact, in addition to the attributions
>>>> formerly in the NOTICE file and now in the LICENSE file,
>>>>       
>>> What was suggested was that in LICENSE and NOTICE files themselves, we
>>> should specify which commons-math files depend on which original
>>> sources.  Currently, the original sources are just listed, with no
>>> reference to the classes that are derived (in part) from them.
>>>     
>>
>> OK. I've added it.
>>
>> Luc
>>
>>  
> Thanks!

Are we ready for another RC ?

Luc

> 
> Phil
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