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From "Ted Kirby" <ted.ki...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r669363 - in /geronimo/devtools/eclipse-plugin/trunk/plugins: org.apache.geronimo.st.core/ org.apache.geronimo.st.ui/ org.apache.geronimo.st.v20.core/ org.apache.geronimo.st.v20.ui/ org.apache.geronimo.st.v21.core/ org.apache.geronimo
Date Fri, 20 Jun 2008 05:59:57 GMT
Thanks Kevan.  Done in rev 669541.

Ted

On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 10:17 PM, Kevan Miller <kevan.miller@gmail.com> wrote:
> I tried to respond to this earlier, but had a machine failure. Pretty sure I
> never got to send...
> On Jun 19, 2008, at 12:21 AM, Ted Kirby wrote:
>
> No.  This notice file adds:
>
> Portions of the Eclipse Geronimo Server Adapter were originally developed by
> International Business Machines Corporation and are
> licensed to the Apache Software Foundation under the
> "Software Grant and Corporate Contribution License Agreement",
> informally known as the "Eclipse Geronimo Server Adapter CLA".
>
> This is legacy stuff from 1.0, I believe.  There is also this text in
> the COPYRIGHT file:
>
> The following copyright notice(s) were affixed to portions of the code
> with which this file is now or was at one time distributed
> and are placed here unaltered.
>
> /*******************************************************************************
> * Copyright (c) 2005 IBM Corporation and others.
> * All rights reserved. This program and the accompanying materials
> * are made available under the terms of the Eclipse Public License v1.0
> * which accompanies this distribution, and is available at
> * http://www.eclipse.org/legal/epl-v10.html
> *
> * Contributors:
> *     IBM Corporation - Initial API and implementation
> *******************************************************************************/
>
> I wonder if this COPYRIGHT file could be gotten rid of in light of the
> text in the above notice file?
>
> Yes, it should not be there. We shouldn't have gotten rid of any copyright
> information when the code was donated. The appropriate place for any
> Copyright statements is the NOTICE file. In general, only the copyright
> holder should move/remove copyright statements. Conveniently, since you work
> for IBM, you can move them... ;-)
> No need to maintain the EPL information from the Copyright statement. The
> code is all, now, ASL V2.0. The specific copyright statement "Copyright (c)
> 2005 IBM Corporation and others." should be moved to the notice statement in
> the NOTICE file.
> --kevan

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