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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: CouchDB "Joins" article Licence acknowledge
Date Thu, 10 Oct 2013 13:49:44 GMT
Thanks Chris.

Now that you've licensed the work under the Apache License 2.0, we are free
to make a derivative version. So I think we should massage the text a bit
(for the next release) so this intro doesn't seem so jarring.

Thanks!


On 10 October 2013 15:42, Christopher Lenz <cmlenz@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey Noah,
>
> sure you can use the text from "CouchDB Joins" in the docs. Or, ehem,
> <formal voice>, I hereby grant the Apache CouchDB project a license to use
> this content under the terms of the ASL. :)
>
> My earlier point was more about the reader of the CouchDB docs being
> confused by the section starting with the words "Just today, there was a
> discussion on IRC how you’d go about [...]" and all that. The whole text
> needs to be put into context/perspective for the reader, namely that it's
> from a blog post in 2007. This isn't really about making me happy with the
> attribution :)
>
> Thanks,
> Chris
>
> On 10.10.2013, at 15:13, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> > Christopher,
> >
> > Slight snag. Per the Apache legal guidelines, we'll move the copyright
> > notice out of the file and put it in NOTICE (actually, probably in the
> next
> > release, as we don't want to hold up this one any more than we have to,
> and
> > it's not a blocker for us).
> >
> > But we can't actually ship this without a license. Would you be willing
> to
> > license it to us? I think that a statement of intent on the mailing list
> is
> > probably fine. (As if submitting a patch.) The Apache license is probably
> > our preferred one.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> >
> > On 22 August 2013 14:06, Alexander Shorin <kxepal@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Oh..really. I told myself to not mix content from different sources
> >> and now I'm caught myself on this(:  Thanks, fixed!
> >> --
> >> ,,,^..^,,,
> >>
> >>
> >> On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 2:57 PM, Christopher Lenz <cmlenz@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>> Hi Alexander,
> >>>
> >>> No problem. But the metadata you added now makes it look like I wrote
> >> the whole page, whereas it's just the “Using View Collation” part that
> you
> >> copied from my blog post :P
> >>>
> >>> Cheers,
> >>> Chris
> >>>
> >>> On 22.08.2013, at 12:00, Alexander Shorin <kxepal@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>> Hi Christopher!
> >>>>
> >>>> Yea, sorry about that I hadn't done this at first place. Is it ok if
I
> >>>> add this info as ReST metadata in the way like this:
> >>>> http://kxepal.iriscouch.com/docs/1.3/couchapp/views/joins.html
> >>>> Raw:
> >> http://kxepal.iriscouch.com/docs/1.3/.sources/couchapp/views/joins.txt
> >>>> --
> >>>> ,,,^..^,,,
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 11:50 AM, Christopher Lenz <cmlenz@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>>>> Hey Alexander,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I'd be glad to contribute this content to the documentation.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Could you please just make sure to include a link to the original
> >> post, the date, and my name. It'd be good to make it clear that the
> post is
> >> quoted verbatim (something like “The following was originally published
> by
> >> Christopher Lenz in late 2007 at <URL>”). I think it's a bit confusing
> how
> >> it's included without comment in the preview, since some of it is a bit
> >> outdated (as Jan already pointed out), and clearly written as a blog
> post.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Great work on the docs BTW!
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Thanks,
> >>>>> Chris
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On 21.08.2013, at 19:08, Alexander Shorin <kxepal@gmail.com>
wrote:
> >>>>>> Hi Christopher!
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Your article about CouchDB's Joins[1] is very popular, so I'd
> decided
> >>>>>> to include it to CouchDB official docs. However, we need to
add some
> >>>>>> notes about his author and content licence.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Could you suggest how made this better?
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> [1]: http://www.cmlenz.net/archives/2007/10/couchdb-joins
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> P.S. Hope that you don't mind about such actions from my side
(:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> --
> >>>>>> ,,,^..^,,,
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Noah Slater
> > https://twitter.com/nslater
>
>


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Noah Slater
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