harmony-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [legal] change of copyright notice policy
Date Thu, 21 Sep 2006 19:28:38 GMT

On Sep 21, 2006, at 3:04 PM, Tim Ellison wrote:

> I suggest that committers volunteer to run the script (and verify the
> results etc.) on a module-by-module, rather than package-by-package,
> basis; plus the VMs of course.

Yes, exactly.  I didn't really mean on a package basis.  If we get a  
script soon, I'll just do the VM this week.

>
> Let's list the units of work on the wiki and have people sign-up to
> convert them.
>
> I assume that we will convert *all* copyright blocks in SVN (tools,
> website, etc.), not just those that would make it into a release,  
> right?

Yes.

>
> What a drag.

It really should be no big deal if we just do it lazily for now...

> 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
>>
>>
>>
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>> Terms of use : http://incubator.apache.org/harmony/mailing.html
>> To unsubscribe, e-mail: harmony-dev-unsubscribe@incubator.apache.org
>> For additional commands, e-mail: harmony-dev- 
>> help@incubator.apache.org
>>
>>
>
> -- 
>
> Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
> IBM Java technology centre, UK.
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> Terms of use : http://incubator.apache.org/harmony/mailing.html
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: harmony-dev-unsubscribe@incubator.apache.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: harmony-dev-help@incubator.apache.org
>


---------------------------------------------------------------------
Terms of use : http://incubator.apache.org/harmony/mailing.html
To unsubscribe, e-mail: harmony-dev-unsubscribe@incubator.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: harmony-dev-help@incubator.apache.org


Mime
View raw message