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From Gilles <gil...@harfang.homelinux.org>
Subject Re: [RNG] License text location(s) (Was: [jira] RNG-18 [...])
Date Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:40:51 GMT
On Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:44:27 +0200, Emmanuel Bourg wrote:
> Le 22/09/2016 à 13:24, Gilles a écrit :
>
>> The fact is that we don't distribute the original code (in C)
>> but a Java port (that has undergone several transformations).
>
> That's still a derivative from the original code.

Sure, but my point is that if release source then we already
comply with the author's request by copying their copyright
note in the Java source file.

>
>
>> It is confusing to read at times that "Apache only releases sources" 
>> and
>> at other that we also release binaries...
>
> I agree, I understand this motto as "We don't have to release 
> binaries
> if we don't want to".

OK; in that case, we do release binaries and have to put another
copy of the copyright notice...


Gilles

>
> Emmanuel Bourg
>
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