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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@bristowhill.com>
Subject Re: Copyrights
Date Thu, 03 Aug 2006 17:44:33 GMT
Jean T. Anderson wrote:
> Rick Hillegas wrote:
>>2) Should the IBM copyrights migrate from the COPYRIGHT to the NOTICE
>>file? If so, who is authorized to move these copyrights?
> My understanding is a deviation from the ASF guideline, if that's the
> right thing to do in this case, needs the DB PMC to accept or reject
> it[1]. If PMC approval is needed, time needs to be allowed.  Also, one
> option might be to do this [2]:
>>Leave it as is, or add our license header above the copyright line and
>>remove the header below the copyright line, leaving the copyright line
>>as is.

Sorry, the option I posted would be for the current copyright line in
the source files, does not address moving the IBM copyright from the
COPYRIGHT file to NOTICE file. I don't know on that one.


> If this seems suitable, we should also run it by the PMC. At any rate,
> it would really help for any who objected to also participate in this
> discussion beyond simply objecting.
>  -jean
> [1]
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-legal-discuss/200606.mbox/%3c790B35FB-A5E1-45A7-800F-5ED790A15DDE@gbiv.com%3e
> [2]
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-legal-discuss/200606.mbox/%3c8042AD24-06D7-4A38-B748-F80361F14082@gbiv.com%3e
>>3) Are there other unclear issues?
>>I would like the community's guidance soon.

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