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From Phil Steitz <phil.ste...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [math] 2.0 RC1 available for review
Date Sun, 02 Aug 2009 17:28:59 GMT
Luc Maisonobe wrote:
> 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 ?
>   
Yes.  Testing now...

Phil
> Luc
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>> Phil
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