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Subject [Db-derby Wiki] Update of "DerbyContributorChecklist" by DanDebrunner
Date Thu, 21 Jun 2007 13:52:18 GMT
Dear Wiki user,

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The following page has been changed by DanDebrunner:
http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/DerbyContributorChecklist

The comment on the change is:
Update information on licence header for source files

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  ||'''Item'''||'''Description'''||
  ||ASL||When attaching a patch to a JIRA issue, be sure to mark the checkbox that cedes license
rights to Apache.||
  ||ICLA||If you are attaching a large patch, you should sign an [http://www.apache.org/licenses/icla.pdf
 ICLA], generally granting Apache license rights over your Derby contributions. Evidence that
you filed an ICLA is supposed to appear in the [http://people.apache.org/~jim/committers.html
 Contributors list]. However, since Apache updates this list only sporadically, you may need
to resubmit your ICLA or pester Apache to notice it. For more information, see the [http://www.apache.org/licenses/
 Apache licensing info].||
- ||Copyright Notice||Every java and [http://db.apache.org/derby/manuals/dita.html DITA source]
file in your patch must start with the Apache [http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0.html#apply
 copyright notice]. You should update the year(s) in the copyright notice as appropriate:
The year should be the year the file was first created, as well as additional years when the
file was revised or updated, utilizing either a series of years separated by commas (yyyy,
yyyy, yyyy) or the first year and current year separated by a dash (yyyy-yyyy). See the existing
Derby Java files for examples. ||
+ ||Source license header ||Every source file (including java and [http://db.apache.org/derby/manuals/dita.html
DITA]) in your patch must start with the [http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html Apache
license header]. See the existing Derby source files for examples. ||
+ ||No copyright notice || Copyright notices must be removed before any file is committed
to Derby's SVN. Note that only the copyright owner or their agent can remove such notices.
See http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html. ||
  ||Tests||Don't forget to include regression tests with your code patch.||
  ||Coding Standards||The Derby community has not approved a common body of coding standards.
Individual contributors have found the following standards useful: [http://java.sun.com/docs/codeconv/html/CodeConvTOC.doc.html
 Java Coding Standards] and [http://wiki.apache.org/geronimo/CodingStandards  Geronimo Coding
Standards]. For example, not including @author tags and limiting line lengths to 80 characters
is encouraged by several Derby committers.||
  ||Comments||Make sure you comment your code. Pay special attention to @param and @return
tags in method Javadocs. [http://java.sun.com/j2se/javadoc/writingdoccomments/ How to Write
Doc Comments for the Javadoc Tool] may be a good source of reference if you are not sure how
to write Javadoc.||

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