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From "Jukka Zitting (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (COMPRESS-72) Move acknowledgements from NOTICE to README
Date Thu, 21 May 2009 10:26:45 GMT

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Jukka Zitting commented on COMPRESS-72:
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Do we have trails for the BZip2 and CPIO contributions?

> Move acknowledgements from NOTICE to README
> -------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: COMPRESS-72
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COMPRESS-72
>             Project: Commons Compress
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>            Reporter: Jukka Zitting
>            Priority: Minor
>
> The NOTICE.txt file in commons-compress contains the following entries:
>     Original BZip2 classes contributed by Keiron Liddle
>     <keiron@aftexsw.com>, Aftex Software to the Apache Ant project
>     Original Tar classes from contributors of the Apache Ant project
>     Original Zip classes from contributors of the Apache Ant project
>     Original CPIO classes contributed by Markus Kuss and the jRPM project
>     (jrpm.sourceforge.net)
> It's good that we acknowledge contributions, but having those entries in the NOTICE file
is not appropriate unless the licensing of the original contributions explicitly required
such attribution notices.
> I suggest that we move these entries to a README.txt file.

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