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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: [Apache Creadur/RAT-206] Request to add support for Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike / what LICENSE snippet to scan for?
Date Tue, 16 Jun 2015 20:05:45 GMT
Note that if the docs are CC-SA, they could be handled externally
and not bundled with the actual release. That is non-optimal, but
may provide some breathing time to do a relicensing run.

> On Jun 12, 2015, at 2:15 AM, Henri Yandell <bayard@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> resolved.html says "Unmodified media", which was intended to mean images (audio, video
etc).
> 
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-4
> 
> I wouldn't expect any of those to have a file header (and would question whether resolved.html
says Groovy docs can be CC-BY SA). 
> 
> On the more general question - I doubt there is a default file header. I don't see anything
suggested here: https://wiki.creativecommons.org/FAQ
> 
> Presumably RAT has to be aware of the variants in general use and support them all as
it discovers them. 
> 
> Hen
> 
> 
> On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 12:25 PM, P. Ottlinger <pottlinger@apache.org> wrote:
> Hi *,
> 
> we've received a request to add a new license to Apache Creadur/RAT
> (release audit tool). We are not sure which text needs to be included in
> files to be properly CC-licensed?
> 
> The page
> https://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#cc-sa
> says that CC-SA is a valid license for Apache projects.
> 
> What is a valid file header we need to scan for to properly mark it as
> CC-licensed during RAT runs?
> Is it
> '
> THE WORK (AS DEFINED BELOW) IS PROVIDED UNDER THE TERMS OF THIS
> CREATIVE COMMONS PUBLIC LICENSE ("CCPL" OR "LICENSE"). THE WORK IS
> PROTECTED BY COPYRIGHT AND/OR OTHER APPLICABLE LAW. ANY USE OF THE
> WORK OTHER THAN AS AUTHORIZED UNDER THIS LICENSE OR COPYRIGHT LAW IS
> PROHIBITED.
> 
> BY EXERCISING ANY RIGHTS TO THE WORK PROVIDED HERE, YOU ACCEPT AND
> AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THIS LICENSE. THE LICENSOR GRANTS
> YOU THE RIGHTS CONTAINED HERE IN CONSIDERATION OF YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF
> SUCH TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
> '
> ?
> 
> Thanks for any feedback before we start implementing this feature.
> 
> Cheers,
> Phil
> 
> PS: Links for details:
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/RAT-206
> 
> 


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