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From Geir Magnusson Jr <>
Subject Re: Sun copyrights and our rights to include certain files in the repo
Date Thu, 09 Mar 2006 16:35:32 GMT
Exactly the right question - the copyright isn't the issue, but the 
license is.

Where did these schemas come from, and what are the listed terms?


Bill Stoddard wrote:
> 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?
> Bill

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