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From Mark Hindess <mark.hind...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [legal] change of copyright notice policy
Date Thu, 28 Sep 2006 13:34:45 GMT

On 28 September 2006 at 13:57, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
> I suggest we work from a shared document like this
> 
>   http://wiki.apache.org/harmony/SourceHeaders
> 
> to get all the source files covered.  What do you think?

Seems reasonable.  I've put my name against a couple of directories.

-Mark.

> Regards,
> Tim
> 
> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
> > The ASF has changed it's copyright notice policy for source files.  The
> > policy is noted here :
> > 
> >   http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html
> > 
> > Any release after Nov 1, 2006 must conform to this policy.  Since we
> > aren't near a release yet, we have plenty of time, but we should do this
> > sooner than later.
> > 
> > First and foremost, any new contributions should follow the policy.
> > 
> > Second, we should decide how we want to proceed.  It's clear to me that
> > we're not going to naturally touch all the files over time in any
> > reasonable amount of time, so we can't just do it over time as we work
> > on the code.
> > 
> > The best solution is a script that can be run on an arbitrary source
> > tree, so that developers can do this on a package by package basis (or
> > the whole thing at once, although it seems package by package over time
> > by all the committers seems to be a good way to farm out the work.  :)
> > 
> > I think that patches are a bad idea for this since the script is neater
> > and re-usable for other projects as well.
> > 
> > Thoughts?
> > 
> > geir
> > 
> > 
> > 
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> 
> Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
> IBM Java technology centre, UK.
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