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From Paul Joseph Davis <paul.joseph.da...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: src/erlang-oauth appears to be missing attribution, incubator clearance
Date Wed, 05 Aug 2009 05:45:26 GMT
Scanning the diff I noticed a js file copyright netflix but under the  
asf license. Does that need an entry in the notice file?

Paul Davis



On Aug 5, 2009, at 1:04 AM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 04, 2009 at 11:21:04PM -0500, Curt Arnold wrote:
>> I finally got around to looking at the code and noticed that it was
>> missing the standard ASF headers and was going to comment on it.
>> Looking further is appears to have been independently developed  
>> outside
>> of Apache and licensed under a license (see License.txt in
>> http://github.com/tim/erlang-oauth/tree/master) similar to other
>> components, however there is not the required notice.
>
> I have added the notice now:
>
>  http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/couchdb/trunk/NOTICE?r1=801058&r2=801057
>
>> This really seems like it should have been cleared by the Incubator  
>> PMC
>> before being accepted into the project.
>
> The license is an MIT license:
>
>  http://www.opensource.org/licenses/mit-license.php
>
> Which is a Category A license:
>
>  http://www.apache.org/legal/3party.html
>
> Which means we don't have to clear it explicitly.
>
> Also, we're a TLP now! Hehe.
>
>> At least it should have been disclosed in the submission that this  
>> wasn't a
>> contribution by the original author.
>
> Damien should have updated NOTICE, but it's not a big deal.
>
>> Until this is vetted, I'd encourage reverting r800938.
>
> The problem is fixed now.
>
> Thanks,
>
> -- 
> Noah Slater, http://tumbolia.org/nslater

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