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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] Re: svn commit: r422501 [1/2] - in /incubator/harmony/enhanced/classlib/trunk/modules/text: ./ src/main/java/java/text/ src/test/java/org/apache/harmony/text/tests/java/text/
Date Tue, 18 Jul 2006 11:37:39 GMT


Mark Hindess wrote:
> On 17 July 2006 at 9:35, Geir Magnusson Jr <geir@pobox.com> wrote:
>> ndbeyer@apache.org wrote:
>>> --- incubator/harmony/enhanced/classlib/trunk/modules/text/src/main/java/ja
>> va/text/AttributedString.java (original)
>>> +++ incubator/harmony/enhanced/classlib/trunk/modules/text/src/main/java/ja
>> va/text/AttributedString.java Sun Jul 16 12:10:14 2006
>>> @@ -1,26 +1,29 @@
>>> -/* Copyright 1998, 2006 The Apache Software Foundation or its licensors, a
>> s applicable
>>> +/*
>>> + * Copyright 1998, 2006 The Apache Software Foundation or its licensors, a
>> s
>>> + * applicable
>>>   * 
>>> - * Licensed 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
>>> + * Licensed 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 c
>> opy of
>>> + * the License at
>>>   * 
>>> - *     http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
>>> + * 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.
>>> + * distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHO
>> UT
>>> + * WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See th
>> e
>>> + * License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations
>>  under
>>> + * the License.
>>
>> Can we avoid doing this?  It makes no material difference, but
>> conforming to the  format and line breaks suggested by the appendix to
>> the license itself
>>
>>   http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
>>
>> means that it always looks the same, and therefore people don't feel the
>> need to read it, which I did when I saw that you were changing it...
>>
>> geir
> 
> I'm guilty of this too.  At least when I've added years to the first
> line I've wrapped it before 80 characters.  This line will often be
> different (since the year, in classlib, and/or the name of copyright
> owner, in general, can be different) so I don't really see how the
> "looks the same" will ever apply.  Can I wrap this line?

Sure.  That is dynamic.  The rest of the stuff is the same.  Like I
said, it's not critical, but if it always has the same "shape", then
people don't needlessly need to read it.

> 
> (I seem to remember Cliff saying that there were plans to remove the
> requirement that each file needed the boilerplate license.  The FAQ
> still says it should be there though.)

Yes, the plans are in the works. (they were in the works last year too,
I think.)  I expect it to happen Real Soon Now, but until then...

geir

> 
> Regards,
>  Mark.
> 
> 
> 
> 

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