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From Aljoscha Krettek <aljos...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Listing Apache-2.0 dependencies in LICENSE file
Date Sat, 13 Jun 2015 14:51:37 GMT
If it is not against the Apache Guidelines I would vote for removing them.
I'm always in favour of keeping things simple.

On Fri, 12 Jun 2015 at 18:34 Till Rohrmann <trohrmann@apache.org> wrote:

> Hi guys,
>
> I just updated our LICENSE of the binary distribution and noticed that we
> also list dependencies which are licensed under Apache-2.0. As far as I
> understand the ASF guidelines [1], this is not strictly necessary. Since it
> is a lot of work to keep the list up to date, I was wondering whether we
> want to remove Apache-2.0 dependencies from this list or not. I would be in
> favour of this if it does not contradict an ASF policy which I miss.
>
> This might even have another advantage. Currently, we're shading in many
> modules the Guava and ASM dependency away. Thus their binary data is
> contained in nearly every jar we publish on maven. If we wanted to be
> consistent with our license policy then we would have to add in each of
> these jars a LICENSE/NOTICE file which lists these two dependencies, IMO.
>
> Cheers,
> Till
>
> [1] http://www.apache.org/dev/licensing-howto.html#mod-notice
>

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