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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 11:24:33 GMT
On Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:16:43 +0200, Emmanuel Bourg wrote:
> Le 22/09/2016 à 12:52, Gilles a écrit :
>
>> Since Apache releases source code, is it enough to have the
>> license text in the  Java source file?
>> Or should should a copy of the same license text also appear
>> in "LICENCE.txt"?
>
> I'm not sure, but I think it should be either in LICENSE.txt or 
> NOTICE.txt.

The fact is that we don't distribute the original code (in C)
but a Java port (that has undergone several transformations).

>
> (we also release binaries with the jar files uploaded to Maven 
> Central,
> and they contain the LICENSE.txt and NOTICE.txt files).

It is confusing to read at times that "Apache only releases sources" 
and
at other that we also release binaries...

Gilles

>
> Emmanuel Bourg
>
>


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