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From rdon...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1367742 - /creadur/site/trunk/content/index.mdtext
Date Tue, 31 Jul 2012 20:16:00 GMT
Author: rdonkin
Date: Tue Jul 31 20:16:00 2012
New Revision: 1367742

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1367742&view=rev
Log:
Link to some legal resources

Modified:
    creadur/site/trunk/content/index.mdtext

Modified: creadur/site/trunk/content/index.mdtext
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/creadur/site/trunk/content/index.mdtext?rev=1367742&r1=1367741&r2=1367742&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- creadur/site/trunk/content/index.mdtext (original)
+++ creadur/site/trunk/content/index.mdtext Tue Jul 31 20:16:00 2012
@@ -2,39 +2,48 @@
 
 ##About Apache Creadur
 
-This project started as just [Rat][2], a release auditing tool good with licenses, coded
in Java with plugins for [Ant][3] 
+This project started as just [Rat][1], a release auditing tool good with licenses, coded
in Java with plugins for [Ant][2] 
 and 
-[Maven][4]. After adding some new tricks, it became clear that creating one uber-tool in
one language is less useful than collecting a suite: 
+[Maven][3]. After adding some new tricks, it became clear that creating one uber-tool in
one language is less useful than collecting a suite: 
 
 
- * [Apache Rat][5] audits license headers — the boilerplate text needed in most
source files. Coded in Java, it runs from the command line with plugins for Maven and Ant.

- * [Apache Tentacles][6] helps to audit in bulk components uploaded to a staging repository.
Coded in Java, it runs from the command line.
- * [Apache Whisker][7] assists assembled applications maintain correct legal documentation.
Coded in Java, it runs from the command or as a plugin for Maven.
+ * [Apache Rat][4] audits license headers — the boilerplate text needed in most
source files. Coded in Java, it runs from the command line with plugins for Maven and Ant.

+ * [Apache Tentacles][5] helps to audit in bulk components uploaded to a staging repository.
Coded in Java, it runs from the command line.
+ * [Apache Whisker][6] assists assembled applications maintain correct legal documentation.
Coded in Java, it runs from the command or as a plugin for Maven.
+
+###Learn More About Licensing
+Some recommended resources
+
+ * [Open Source Licensing][7] by Lawrence Rosen</li>
+ * [Software Freedom Law Center][8] [publications][9]
+ * [International Free and Open Source Software Law Review][10]
+ * [The International Free and Open Source Software Law Book][11]
+
 
 ---
 
 # The Apache Creadur Project 
 
-Apache Creadur is a top level [project][8] of the [Apache Software Foundation][9] (ASF),
a [non-profit][10] [corporation][11] [dedicated][12] to the creation of [open source software][13]
and distributed to the public at no cost.  Apache develops software with a collaborative,
consensus based [process][14] based on self-organising [community-focused][15] projects. 

+Apache Creadur is a top level [project][12] of the [Apache Software Foundation][13] (ASF),
a [non-profit][14] [corporation][15] [dedicated][16] to the creation of [open source software][17]
and distributed to the public at no cost.  Apache develops software with a collaborative,
consensus based [process][18] based on self-organising [community-focused][19] projects. 

 
 ## License
 
-Apache (in general) and Creadur (in particular) licenses its software to the public under
the [open source][16] [Apache License, Version 2.0][17]. Not every (third party) artifact
included in an Apache distribution is covered by this license but [policy][18] allows only
compatible licenses that are [well reported][19].  A [system][20] of [contributor license
agreements][21] and [software grants][22] ties everything together from the legal perspective.
 
+Apache (in general) and Creadur (in particular) licenses its software to the public under
the [open source][20] [Apache License, Version 2.0][21]. Not every (third party) artifact
included in an Apache distribution is covered by this license but [policy][22] allows only
compatible licenses that are [well reported][23].  A [system][24] of [contributor license
agreements][25] and [software grants][26] ties everything together from the legal perspective.
 
 
-Start [here][23] to learn more about licensing, or browse  [Apache Legal Affairs][24]. 
+Start [here][27] to learn more about licensing, or browse  [Apache Legal Affairs][28]. 
 
 ## Reports
 
-Each ASF project [reports][25] regularly to the [board][26], focusing on the health of the
community. For Creadur, quarterly reports are due in February, May, August and November. However
- as a recent graduate - reports are more regularly in 2012.
+Each ASF project [reports][29] regularly to the [board][30], focusing on the health of the
community. For Creadur, quarterly reports are due in February, May, August and November. However
- as a recent graduate - reports are more regularly in 2012.
 
-The official reports are found in the board minutes but drafts are [here][27].
+The official reports are found in the board minutes but drafts are [here][31].
 
 ---
 
 We maintain this page using the Apache CMS. See  
 
- - [CMS Reference][28] and
- - [CMS 2010][29] 
+ - [CMS Reference][32] and
+ - [CMS 2010][33] 
 
 for more about this CMS.
 
@@ -42,32 +51,36 @@ Some tools in the suite use the CMS dire
 Others sub-sites are generated using Maven then checked in.  
 
 
-  [1]: sitemap.html
-  [2]: http://code.google.com/p/arat/
-  [3]: http://ant.apache.org
-  [4]: http://maven.apache.org
-  [5]: rat
-  [6]: tentacles
-  [7]: whisker
-  [8]: http://projects.apache.org/
-  [9]: http://www.apache.org
-  [10]: http://www.apache.org/foundation/faq.html#what
-  [11]: http://www.apache.org/foundation/faq.html#is-ASF-a-corporation
-  [12]: http://www.apache.org/foundation/faq.html#why
-  [13]: http://www.opensource.org/
-  [14]: http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html
-  [15]: http://community.apache.org/
-  [16]: http://www.opensource.org/licenses/Apache-2.0
-  [17]: http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0.html
-  [18]: http://www.apache.org/legal/
-  [19]: http://creadur.apache.org/whisker/
-  [20]: http://www.apache.org/licenses/
-  [21]: http://www.apache.org/licenses/index.html#clas
-  [22]: http://www.apache.org/licenses/index.html#grants
-  [23]: http://www.apache.org/foundation/license-faq.html
-  [24]: http://www.apache.org/legal/
-  [25]: http://community.apache.org/boardreport.html
-  [26]: http://www.apache.org/foundation/board/
-  [27]: boardreport.html
-  [28]: http://www.apache.org/dev/cmsref.html
-  [29]: http://wiki.apache.org/general/ApacheCms2010
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+  [1]: http://code.google.com/p/arat/
+  [2]: http://ant.apache.org
+  [3]: http://maven.apache.org
+  [4]: rat
+  [5]: tentacles
+  [6]: whisker
+  [7]: http://www.rosenlaw.com/oslbook.htm
+  [8]: http://www.softwarefreedom.org/
+  [9]: http://www.softwarefreedom.org/resources
+  [10]: http://www.ifosslr.org/
+  [11]: http://ifosslawbook.org
+  [12]: http://projects.apache.org/
+  [13]: http://www.apache.org
+  [14]: http://www.apache.org/foundation/faq.html#what
+  [15]: http://www.apache.org/foundation/faq.html#is-ASF-a-corporation
+  [16]: http://www.apache.org/foundation/faq.html#why
+  [17]: http://www.opensource.org/
+  [18]: http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html
+  [19]: http://community.apache.org/
+  [20]: http://www.opensource.org/licenses/Apache-2.0
+  [21]: http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0.html
+  [22]: http://www.apache.org/legal/
+  [23]: http://creadur.apache.org/whisker/
+  [24]: http://www.apache.org/licenses/
+  [25]: http://www.apache.org/licenses/index.html#clas
+  [26]: http://www.apache.org/licenses/index.html#grants
+  [27]: http://www.apache.org/foundation/license-faq.html
+  [28]: http://www.apache.org/legal/
+  [29]: http://community.apache.org/boardreport.html
+  [30]: http://www.apache.org/foundation/board/
+  [31]: boardreport.html
+  [32]: http://www.apache.org/dev/cmsref.html
+  [33]: http://wiki.apache.org/general/ApacheCms2010
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