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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Legal] publicsuffix.org test data; was Re: CVE-2014-3577 postmortem
Date Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:14:30 GMT
On Fri, 2014-08-29 at 12:15 +0200, Dirk-Willem van Gulik wrote:
> > On 29 Aug 2014, at 10:18, Oleg Kalnichevski <olegk@apache.org> wrote:
> > 
> > On Thu, 2014-08-28 at 22:34 +0100, sebb wrote:
> >> On 28 August 2014 20:32, Asankha C. Perera <asankha@apache.org> wrote:
> > 
> > ...
> > 
> >>> I think that is the legal text.. but for the NOTICE file we could possibly
> >>> use just the following two lines to keep it short?
> >>> 
> >>> 
> >>> // Any copyright is dedicated to the Public Domain.
> >>> // http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
> >>> 
> >> 
> >> That would not be sufficient, as it is not clear to what the lines refer.
> >> 
> >> However, we should not add anything to NOTICE unless it is _required_.
> >> This does not appear to be the case here.
> >> 
> >> NOTICE is for _required_ attributions.
> >> 
> > 
> > What does this mean in plain English? We apparently are not required to
> > make a formal attribution to the original author. Can I go ahead and
> > copy the test data to HC test code tree?
> 
> 
> These things are not that black and white. 
> 
> Part of it is courtesy; part of it is leaving enough breadcrums for our peers 
> 20+ year later -and- for our end users when they need to sort through IP 
> issues.
> 
> So I suggest that:
> 
> -	leave NOTICE as is - as it is for the more ‚you must read’ this
> 	sort of things.
> 
> -	Add a section in the LICENSE file -OR- a extra file in the publicsuffic
> 	directory in which you import the publicsuffix data which says
> 	something like:
> 
> 	"
> 	These files/directory/XX have been included under a CC0 1.0
> 	Public Domain Dedication (url). The original can be found
> 	at url.
> 	„
> 
> And in any case - put a note in the release notes. Especially if you go down the
> path of just a file with the directory as opposed to something at the end
> of the license file.
> 
> That should make it easy for anyone to find the information reasonably easy; without

> cluttering things up too much.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Dw.
> 	
> 

May all this licensing stuff burn in hell. I'll run the tests locally to
make sure our implementation is compliant but will not commit the tests
to the repository.

Oleg




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