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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@gluecode.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Change Copyright notice to ASF
Date Wed, 15 Sep 2004 00:56:54 GMT

On Sep 14, 2004, at 5:47 PM, Jonas S Karlsson wrote:

>
> Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
>> Maybe the exact form doesn't matter, maybe it does?
>> Can someone re-format an existing copyright notice to their own style?
>
> I don't think the *style* of a copyright notice is what makes it 
> legally
> binding. I see it mostly as information/reminder.
>
> In my opinion this should suffice:
> - IBM will have copyright notice in the files contributed to ASF by 
> IBM.
> - The format of the copyright notice is as suggested by ASF for 
> contributed code.
>
> This should keep "IBM" happy as it preserves the copyright ownership 
> for IBM,
> as well as follows "ASF" guidlines about copyright notices.

I don't understand - has IBM required that we keep IBM copyright on the 
source?

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Geir Magnusson Jr                                   203-247-1713(m)
geir@4quarters.com


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