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From Dain Sundstrom <d...@iq80.com>
Subject Re: LICENSE and NOTICE in jar artifacts (was: New copyright header policy)
Date Sun, 06 Aug 2006 17:01:12 GMT
BTW the discussion is taking place on legal-discuss@apache.org

-dain

On Aug 6, 2006, at 5:21 AM, Kevan Miller wrote:

> Hi Dave,
> The current deadline for the new policy is for releases distributed  
> after Sept 1. See http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html.  
> Some people are questioning that deadline. However, I'd guess that  
> 1.1.1 will be our last release under existing policy...
>
> --kevan
>
> On Aug 5, 2006, at 11:19 AM, David Jencks wrote:
>
>> Reading some more mails on the maven list, this change has  
>> apparently been postponed.... but we should no doubt watch out for  
>> it.
>>
>> thanks
>> david jencks
>>
>> On Aug 5, 2006, at 8:13 AM, David Jencks wrote:
>>
>>> I've seen discussion about this new policy on several other  
>>> apache lists but AFAICT I did not receive any direct notice of  
>>> the new policy and AFAICT our source files do not yet have the  
>>> new header.  Did any other committers get notice of this?  Don't  
>>> we have to fix the source for 1.1.1 before releasing it?
>>>
>>> thanks
>>> david jencks
>>>
>>>
>>> Begin forwarded message:
>>>
>>>> From: Reinhard Poetz <reinhard@apache.org>
>>>> Date: July 31, 2006 11:51:25 PM PDT
>>>> To: dev@maven.apache.org
>>>> Subject: LICENSE and NOTICE in jar artifacts (was: New copyright  
>>>> header policy)
>>>> Reply-To: "Maven Developers List" <dev@maven.apache.org>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> According to the two mails below from legal@apache, starting  
>>>> with today a PMC isn't allowed to release an artifact if the  
>>>> sources don't cover the new copyright header policy (second  
>>>> mail). Additionally we need to add LICENSE and NOTICE files  
>>>> inside jars too (first mail).
>>>>
>>>> Has the maven-jar-plugin been adapted to meet this requirement  
>>>> or is there some simple way to achieve the same result?
>>>>
>>>> Reinhard
>>>>
>>>> Cliff Schmidt wrote:
>>>>> On Jun 2, 2006, at 6:59 PM, Carlos Sanchez wrote:
>>>>>> What would be the policy for jar files that can be distributed
>>>>>> individually through the Apache repository? do all of them  
>>>>>> need to
>>>>>> have the LICENSE and NOTICE files inside the jar?
>>>>> Yes -- if they are the result of work created at the ASF (not  
>>>>> third-party works, which should just be left as they were found)
>>>>
>>>>                                  - o -
>>>>
>>>> On 6/2/06, Cliff Schmidt <cliffs@apache.org> wrote:
>>>> > During the last ASF Board meeting, a resolution was passed to  
>>>> require
>>>> > a different licensing header in source files plus requirements  
>>>> for
>>>> > copyright notices.  PMCs are not required to make any changes  
>>>> to past
>>>> > releases, but must apply these new rules to all distributions
>>>> > released on or after August 1, 2006.
>>>> >
>>>> > Before I send this out to committers@, I thought I'd start by  
>>>> sending
>>>> > it here to collect and answer any FAQ-type questions.  So,  
>>>> here's the
>>>> > new policy; hit me with any questions you have.
>>>> >
>>>> > Thanks,
>>>> > Cliff
>>>> >
>>>> > --- New copyright notice and source header policy ---
>>>> >
>>>> > A. THIRD-PARTY COPYRIGHT NOTICES AND LICENSES
>>>> >    0. The term "third-party work" refers to a work not submitted
>>>> > directly to the ASF by the copyright owner or owner's agent.
>>>> >    1. Do not modify or remove any copyright notices or licenses
>>>> > within third-party works.
>>>> >    2. Do not add the standard Apache License header to the top  
>>>> of any
>>>> > third-party source files.
>>>> >    3. Minor modifications/additions to third-party source files
>>>> > should typically be licensed under the same terms as the rest  
>>>> of the
>>>> > source for convenience.
>>>> >    4. Major modifications/additions to third-party should be  
>>>> dealt
>>>> > with on a case-by-case basis by the PMC.
>>>> >
>>>> > B. SOURCE FILE HEADERS
>>>> >    0. This section refers only to works submitted directly to  
>>>> the ASF
>>>> > by the copyright owner or owner's agent.
>>>> >    1. If the source file is submitted with a copyright notice
>>>> > included in it, the copyright owner (or owner's agent) must  
>>>> either:
>>>> >      a. remove such notices, or
>>>> >      b. move them to the NOTICE file associated with each  
>>>> applicable
>>>> > project release, or
>>>> >      c.  provide written permission for the ASF to make such  
>>>> removal
>>>> > or relocation of the notices.
>>>> >    2. Each source file should include the following license  
>>>> header --
>>>> > note that there should be no copyright notice in the header:
>>>> >
>>>> >             Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF)  
>>>> under one
>>>> >             or more contributor license agreements.  See the  
>>>> NOTICE file
>>>> >             distributed with this work for additional information
>>>> >             regarding copyright ownership.  The ASF licenses  
>>>> this file
>>>> >             to you under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the
>>>> >             "License"); you may not use this file except in  
>>>> compliance
>>>> >             with the License.  You may obtain a copy of the  
>>>> License at
>>>> >
>>>> >               http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
>>>> >
>>>> >             Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in  
>>>> writing,
>>>> >             software distributed under the License is  
>>>> distributed on an
>>>> >             "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF  
>>>> ANY
>>>> >             KIND, either express or implied.  See the License  
>>>> for the
>>>> >             specific language governing permissions and  
>>>> limitations
>>>> >             under the License.
>>>> >
>>>> > C.  NOTICE FILE
>>>> >    0. Every Apache distribution should include a NOTICE file  
>>>> in the
>>>> > top directory, along with the standard LICENSE file
>>>> >    1. The top of each NOTICE file should include the following  
>>>> text,
>>>> > suitably modified to reflect the product name and year(s) of
>>>> > distribution of the current and past versions of the product:
>>>> >
>>>> >            Apache [PRODUCT_NAME]
>>>> >            Copyright [yyyy] The Apache Software Foundation
>>>> >
>>>> >            This product includes software developed at
>>>> >            The Apache Software Foundation (http:// 
>>>> www.apache.org/).
>>>> >
>>>> >    2. The remainder of the NOTICE file is to be used for required
>>>> > third-party notices.  The NOTICE file may also include copyright
>>>> > notices moved from source files submitted to the ASF (see B.1.).
>>>>
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