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From "John Stewart" <john.stew...@nmwco.com>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Copyright notice typo
Date Tue, 28 Mar 2006 02:58:02 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jslive@gmail.com [mailto:jslive@gmail.com] On Behalf Of 
> Joshua Slive
> Sent: Monday, March 27, 2006 6:11 PM
> To: users@httpd.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Copyright notice typo
> 
> On 3/27/06, John Stewart <john.stewart@nmwco.com> wrote:
> 
> > > >
> > > >  We use Apache as part of our product (where we is
> > > NetMotion Wireless,
> > > > www.netmotionwireless.com) and we include Apache's
> > > copyright text. I
> > > > filed a bug recently on a typo ("copy" is "coy") and our legal 
> > > > department says we can't fix the bug, that we have to use
> > > the text as given to us.
> > > >
> > > >  After sifting through the FAQs and posted bugs and list
> > > archives, I
> > > > couldn't find any reference to where this sort of thing
> > > should go, so
> > > > I'm posting here in hopes someone can help me out.
> > >
> > > Could you please point out exactly where this typo occurs.
> > >
> > > Joshua.
> >
> > Sure. The text we were given reads:
> >
> > This product includes code licensed under the Apache 
> License, Version 
> > 2.0 ("Apache License"); you may not use such files except in 
> > compliance with the Apache License. You may obtain a coy of 
> the Apache 
> > License at http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0.
> 
> And who gave it to you?  A google search reveals that the 
> only place on the web that phrase occurs is in one of your 
> documents.  So it doesn't appear that this typo originates 
> from Apache.
> 
> And in any case, I think your legal department is giving you 
> crappy advice.  But IANAL.
> 
> Joshua.

IANAL either or I wouldn't be asking here. Our lawyer swears we got 
it exactly this way from Apache, but I'll chase down that path again.

Does anyone know who at Apache could confirm that this is our mistake?

John

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