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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [legal] change of copyright notice policy
Date Fri, 22 Sep 2006 12:03:19 GMT

On Sep 22, 2006, at 1:19 AM, Stepan Mishura wrote:

> On 9/21/06, 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.
>
>
>
> IOW, from today all new files coming to SVN should contain a new  
> license
> header. Right?
>

Might as well. I don't see any downside.

geir

> -Stepan.
>
> 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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