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From Aaron McCurry <amccu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: NOTICE file question.
Date Thu, 13 Jun 2013 02:41:45 GMT
Ok I get it now.  Thanks.  I'm sure I won't really understand for a long
while though.

Aaron


On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 10:36 PM, Tim Williams <williamstw@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 10:31 PM, Aaron McCurry <amccurry@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Ok, that makes sense.  Thanks!
> >
> > Now how is it overachieving?  Need to understand the boundaries or
> > guidelines here.  As I understand it the plugin I used to generate the
> > NOTICE file walks all of the deps and deps of deps as well.  So what is a
> > good balance if everything is not the answer?
>
> Everything goes in LICENSE.  Stuff is added to NOTICE only when we're
> legally required to[1]. It's confusing.  It'll still be confusing
> after you read that doc.  It'll even be confusing after a few years of
> abiding by it:)
>
> That plugin seems like it would be more useful if it helped generate
> the LICENSE...
>
> --tim
>
> [1] - http://www.apache.org/dev/licensing-howto.html
>
> >
> > On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 10:24 PM, Tim Williams <williamstw@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 8:18 PM, Aaron McCurry <amccurry@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> > If I am depending on another Apache Project, can I assume that I don't
> >> have
> >> > to put that's projects dependencies in my NOTICE file?  What about
> other
> >> > projects outside of Apache that have dependencies (not sure if there
> are
> >> > any cases of it)?
> >>
> >> They're the same as any dependency - if it's included in the release
> >> package, it needs to be accounted for[1].  Having said that, I think
> >> the current NOTICE file is overachieving.  Many of those should be
> >> moved to LICENSE and removed from there.
> >>
> >> --tim
> >>
> >> [1] - http://www.apache.org/dev/licensing-howto.html#deps-of-deps
> >>
>

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