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From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1776575 - in /httpd/httpd/trunk: docs/log-message-tags/next-number docs/manual/mod/mod_remoteip.xml modules/metadata/mod_remoteip.c
Date Sat, 31 Dec 2016 02:34:40 GMT
On Fri, Dec 30, 2016 at 9:27 PM, Daniel Ruggeri <> wrote:
> Aye - I suspected this would raise eyebrows so I did bring it up a few
> times [1][2]. I'm sure we're in agreement that attribution is important
> in the Open Source world so I'd like to be sure it's done appropriately.
> I'm happy to fix.
> Currently, though, I'm not sure how best to handle this veto... what
> would be the preferred path forward? As a first step, I've remove the
> three lines mentioned here and added to CHANGES in r1776674. The 2.4
> backport has also been modified (simply by removing the lines since
> CHANGES already has attribution to the original authors which seems to
> be preferred per your message).
> Does that work or did you have another approach in mind?

Hi Daniel, not to pull you in too many directions, but I would suggest
to revert r1776674 and go back to erring on the side of attribution
until we can arrive at a consensus.    The license requires that
copyright notices are preserved in derivative works.

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