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From "Stepan Mishura" <stepan.mish...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [legal] change of copyright notice policy
Date Fri, 22 Sep 2006 05:19:53 GMT
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?

-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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