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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: missing license headers
Date Mon, 20 Jul 2009 14:21:23 GMT
Thorsten Scherler wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> > 
> > While doing the scan to ensure that our licensing is in order,
> > i found some anomalies.
> > 
> > Would the responsible committers please ensure that these
> > files are their own work. If so then please add the
> > ASF license header. If not then please indicate appropriately.
> ...
> > Also Thorsten, i added various missing licenses to some
> > Dispatcher stuff:
> > http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=795708
> 
> Thank you David I can confirm that each of these has been contributed
> with the intent to licence to the ASF.
> 
> One question: do the properties as well need a license, seeing your
> commit I say yes, but I thought that they did not (not sure why though).

It is easiest to just apply the header to everything.
That way everyone knows what they can do with any file.
Also we don't need to make decisions nor maintain extensive
exclusion lists for the license-verification tools.

-David

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