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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@apache.org>
Subject Re: License question
Date Fri, 26 Nov 2004 01:04:47 GMT


David Crossley wrote:
> Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> 
>> David Crossley wrote:
>>
>>> Dave Brondsema wrote:
>>
>>
>> ...
>>
>>>> * this ownership needs to be recognized in a NOTICE file
>>>> * the license they use should accompany the .jar file in our repository
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> My understanding is that an entry goes in the
>>> NOTICE.txt only if their license specifically
>>> resuests that such notice be made.
>>
>>
>> IANAL, but I would put a thanks anyway, be it in CREDITS or NOTICE.
> 
> 
> However, their license specifically says that we
> are not allowed to use their name without their
> written permission.
> 
> One sees other licenses where the licensor specifically
> says that we *must* display the name in a prominent
> location. Those are the only occasions that i have
> added them to the NOTICE.txt file.
> 

I read that to mean we can't use it in a marketing sense. I have added 
them to the NOTICE.txt file should I remove it?

Ross

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