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From Rick McGuire <rick...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Legal nitpicking
Date Mon, 24 Mar 2008 10:10:17 GMT
I'm not sure as to whether that's required or not, but the existing 
setup was what Geir determined we needed to use when the original bouncy 
castle pull-in was done.

Rick

David Jencks wrote:
> I'm trying to help out apacheds with their legal file goo... and they 
> like us have some copied bouncy castle code.
>
> Ours is  in framework/modules/geronimo-crypto.  We have the bc license 
> copied in the LICENSE.txt file which looks good to me but we also have 
> this notice bit in NOTICE.txt:
>
> =========================================================================
> ==  Bouncy Castle Notice                                               ==
> =========================================================================
>
> This product includes software (the ASN1 codec in the 
> org.apache.geronimo.asn1
> package) developed by the Bouncy Castle project. 
> (http://www.bouncycastle.org/)
>
>      Copyright (c) 2000-2005 The Legion Of The Bouncy Castle 
> (http://www.bouncycastle.org)
>
>
> The license text:
>
> The Bouncy Castle License
>
> Copyright (c) 2000-2005 The Legion Of The Bouncy Castle 
> (http://www.bouncycastle.org)
>
> Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining 
> a copy of this software
> and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the 
> Software without restriction,
> including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, 
> publish, distribute, sublicense,
> and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the 
> Software is furnished to do so,
> subject to the following conditions:
>
> The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be 
> included in all copies or substantial
> portions of the Software.
>
> THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, 
> EXPRESS OR IMPLIED,
> INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, 
> FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
> PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR 
> COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE
> LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION 
> OF CONTRACT, TORT OR
> OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR 
> THE USE OR OTHER
> DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
>
>
> From the license it looks to me as if the NOTICE fragment is not 
> needed, only the license.
>
> Comments?
>
> thanks
> david jencks
>
>


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