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From Sanjeev Kulkarni <sanjee...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Copyrights on code copied from other projects
Date Thu, 14 Sep 2017 04:04:42 GMT
Hi Taylor,
Thanks for catching this. We're working on making sure that the copyright
is reflected accurately. Expect the change in a few days.
Thanks!

On Wed, Sep 6, 2017 at 1:28 PM, P. Taylor Goetz <ptgoetz@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Heron devs,
>
> I know the Apache Heron repository has yet to move to ASF infrastructure,
> but I wanted to point out something that applies regardless of whether or
> not a project is an ASF project.
>
> When pulling in code from other projects (e.g. [1]), it isn’t appropriate
> to assert Twitter’s copyright in the code. Regardless of whether the code
> includes a copyright notice, the copyright belongs to the original author,
> not the individual or organization copying the code. While in this case the
> fact that the code is ALv2-licensed allows you to include the code in
> Heron, it does not transfer copyright.
>
> -Taylor
>
> [1] https://github.com/twitter/heron/pull/2241

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