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From Jason Dillon <ja...@coredevelopers.net>
Subject Re: [License] Which spec license?
Date Fri, 15 Aug 2003 12:32:45 GMT
I wanted to keep the notice separate from the copyright, and used a 
different comment style to make it stand out.  I missed it the first 20 
times, as I just assumed it was the default license.  Use the 
LICENSE.txt in the module root as the template.

--jason


On Friday, August 15, 2003, at 07:05  PM, Alex Blewitt wrote:

> There are two flavours of SPEC license that are in the specs/j2ee/ 
> directories.
>
> Which one should I use? And should one/either of them be more 
> standardised?
>
> My feeling is that the one listed in the Java source file (below) 
> looks nicer than the one in LICENSE.txt, and recommend that:
>
> 1) I use the format as from Handle.java
> 2) We update LICENSE.txt in the specs/j2ee directory to conform to the 
> same style.
>
> Can someone let me know which I should do?
>
> Also, I'm going to have a JAR of the JavaMail APIs (about 150k zipped) 
> to go in. Would it be better to mail to someone personally than the 
> whole group? This list eats enough bandwidth as it is :-)
>
> There's a LICENSE.txt file in modules/spec/j2ee which looks like:
>
> --- 8< --- LICENSE.txt
>
> /* ====================================================================
>  * The Apache Software License, Version 1.1
>  *
>  * Copyright (c) 2003 The Apache Software Foundation.  All rights
>  * reserved.
> :
>  * ====================================================================
>  *
>  * This software consists of voluntary contributions made by many
>  * individuals on behalf of the Apache Software Foundation.  For more
>  * information on the Apache Software Foundation, please see
>  * <http://www.apache.org/>.
>  *
>  * ====================================================================
>  */
>
> //
> // This source code implements specifications defined by the Java
> // Community Process. In order to remain compliant with the 
> specification
> // DO NOT add / change / or delete method signatures!
> //
>
>
> And there are entries in the individual files
>
> --- 8< --- Handle.java (for example)
>
> /* ====================================================================
>  * The Apache Software License, Version 1.1
>  *
>  * Copyright (c) 2003 The Apache Software Foundation.  All rights
>  * reserved.
> :
>  * ====================================================================
>  *
>  * This software consists of voluntary contributions made by many
>  * individuals on behalf of the Apache Software Foundation.  For more
>  * information on the Apache Software Foundation, please see
>  * <http://www.apache.org/>.
>  *
>  * This source code implements specifications defined by the Java
>  * Community Process. In order to remain compliant with the 
> specification
>  * DO NOT add / change / or delete method signatures!
>  *
>  * ====================================================================
>  */
>


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