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From Bill Stoddard <>
Subject Re: Sun copyrights and our rights to include certain files in the repo
Date Thu, 09 Mar 2006 16:16:33 GMT
Jacek Laskowski wrote:
> 2006/3/9, Bill Stoddard <>:
>> Don't change the copyright statements. The only time it is acceptable to change copyright
statements is when
>> the copyright holder has assigned copyright ownership to the ASF.
> Has it been assigned? If not, my understanding is that we're not
> allowed to store them in the repo, either.

That's the wrong question. ASF repositories contain lots of code for which the ASF is not
the copyright owner. 
Whether we are allowed to store code in our repositories depends on the license terms and
conditions issued by 
the copyright holder.  What are the T&C's for this code? Do we know?


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