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From "Roy T. Fielding" <>
Subject Re: License in generated docs
Date Thu, 12 Feb 2004 21:05:50 GMT
> Nobody every really answered the question of whether the license
> boilerplate reference text should be in html docs generated from xml.
> (Clearly it should be contained in a comment in the xml source.)
> My suggestion is not to put the boilerplate in an html comment, but 
> rather
> to put:
> "Copyright 2002-2004 Apache Software Foundation. Licensed under the
> <a href="">Apache License, Version
> 2.0</a>."
> in the html itself.  This omits the disclaimer of liability, but it 
> makes
> things clear to the people who read the docs (as opposed to the insane
> people who read generated html sourcecode).

That is okay, except that I would make the link to the actual version
instead of its parent directory.  The disclaimer is only necessary for
the code and places where the license for the code is described.


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