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From "Sian January" <sianjanu...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [general] RFC Copyright statements in THIRD_PARTY_NOTICES file
Date Thu, 07 Jun 2007 13:25:56 GMT
Thanks Tim - that makes sense.  I'll update HARMONY-4028 to do it like this.


Sian

On 07/06/07, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Sian January wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I have found a few things that needed to be added to the
> > THIRD_PARTY_NOTICES
> > file recently, and have now come across five different RFCs that we
> > reference in Harmony.  These specifications all have the same copyright
> > statment apart from the date (see below for an example).  So I was
> thinking
> > that instead of having five or more copies of the copyright statement it
> > might be possible to combine them and do something like this with the
> date:
> > "(1998-2002)" or "(1998, 2000, 2001, 2002)".  Do either of these sound
> > reasonable or is this something we need to ask the Apache legal people
> > about?
>
> We should reproduce the full copyright statement each time, then have a
> single copy of the terms; e.g.
>
> RFCnnnn  Copyright (C) The Internet Society (xxxx). All Rights Reserved.
> RFCmmmm  Copyright (C) The Internet Society (yyyy-zzzz). All Rights
> Reserved.
> ....
> The following statement applies to each RFC:
>
> This document and translations...
>
>
> Regards,
> Tim
>
>
> > Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2002). All Rights Reserved.
> >
> > This document and translations of it may be copied and furnished to
> > others, and derivative works that comment on or otherwise explain it
> > or assist in its implementation may be prepared, copied, published
> > and distributed, in whole or in part, without restriction of any
> > kind, provided that the above copyright notice and this paragraph are
> > included on all such copies and derivative works. However, this
> > document itself may not be modified in any way, such as by removing
> > the copyright notice or references to the Internet Society or other
> > Internet organizations, except as needed for the purpose of
> > developing Internet standards in which case the procedures for
> > copyrights defined in the Internet Standards process must be
> > followed, or as required to translate it into languages other than
> > English.
> >
> > The limited permissions granted above are perpetual and will not be
> > revoked by the Internet Society or its successors or assigns.
> >
> > This document and the information contained herein is provided on an
> > "AS IS" basis and THE INTERNET SOCIETY AND THE INTERNET ENGINEERING
> > TASK FORCE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING
> > BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTY THAT THE USE OF THE INFORMATION
> > HEREIN WILL NOT INFRINGE ANY RIGHTS OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
> > MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
> >
> >
> >
>



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