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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@bristowhill.com>
Subject Re: Copyrights
Date Thu, 03 Aug 2006 17:58:57 GMT
Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
> Rick Hillegas wrote:
>>3) Are there other unclear issues?
> One clear issue that no-one has mentioned. Based upon the guidelines at
> http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html we should no longer commit
> any contribution that has a copyright statement in it. E.g. a new file
> should not be accepted if it has a copyright statement in it. The owner
> of the copyright needs to remove the statement, so it's not as easy as
> the committer simply deleting it.

The DB PMC can approve committing a contribution with a copyright
statement in it.

http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-1377#action_12422783 says this:

> Copyright 1997, 2004 The Apache Software Foundation or its licensors, as applicable.
> Removing these might require the permission of the actual copyright holders, which might
be a pain to track down as to who has copyright on each file (allowing multiple holders per
file). The new ASF policy does allow copyright notices to be left in the header (but would
prefer not to). 

Is there a resolution for this?


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