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From Shazron <shaz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Should files in cordova-lib/templates have license headers?
Date Mon, 08 Jun 2015 19:30:23 GMT
We should add license headers.

On Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 11:21 AM, Tim Barham <Tim.Barham@microsoft.com>
wrote:

> Currently these files are flagged by RAT. We should either add license
> headers or exclude them (from RAT) to clean up the noise. They're small
> pieces of template code used by plugman. The Apache rules for whether a
> file needs to have a license header [1] specifies:
>
> > What files in an Apache release do not require a license header?
> > A file without any degree of creativity in either its literal elements or
> > its structure is not protected by copyright law; therefore, such a file
> > does not require a license header. If in doubt about the extent of the
> > file's creativity, add the license header to the file.
>
> I don't think it could be argued that these files have *no* creativity
> what-so-ever, so perhaps we should add license headers?
>
> [1] http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html
>
> Tim
>
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