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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: couchdb osx binary branding
Date Mon, 10 Sep 2012 16:44:28 GMT

On Sep 9, 2012, at 15:22 , Noah Slater <> wrote:

> Hmm.
> When was this added.

r1351084 | jan | 2012-06-17 12:00:26 +0200 (Sun, 17 Jun 2012) | 1 line

add Mac OS X binary

> I am really not happy about us linking to a Github
> download from our homepage. This is very bad practice, IMO. (Though I am
> very happy that we are making progress on the OS X front.)
> What will it take to get this download being built from the source by a
> member of the release team, and hosted on ASF hardware?

All these issues were brought up in the original thread and we agreed that we'd tackle them
after we post what we have because we agreed that getting something out was better than nothing.

Sorry if this caught you by surprise, Noah!


> On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 9:06 AM, Benoit Chesneau <>wrote:
>> hi,
>> I have some problems with the current binary linked on the homepage.
>> Not with the binary by itself which works but with the branding.
>> 1. Titte in about is "CouchDB Server" I don't know what it's means. If
>> linked on the homepage, it should be "Apache CouchDB" imo and nothing
>> else. Other than that we should just link it on the wiki.
>> 2. Copyright. imo we should only have the apache copyright for
>> anything "official". How these copyrights will work if we include the
>> osx build in the sources btw ?
>> 3. Since the source code isn't in the apache couchdb repository, a
>> link to the OSX sources should be provided in the ABOUT. It's not
>> required by the aoache 2 license, but generally we expect to find the
>> sources in the repository when  it comes from an apache project?
>> Anyway both can be fixed when the sources will be included in the repo
>> (Is the process started) ?
>> Awaiting that I would like to see something that tag the binary as non
>> official or supported on the homepage.
>> - benoit
> -- 
> NS

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