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Subject svn commit: r1433180 - /incubator/public/branches/license_howto/licensing_howto.mdtext
Date Mon, 14 Jan 2013 22:32:29 GMT
Author: marvin
Date: Mon Jan 14 22:32:27 2013
New Revision: 1433180

Add some links providing justification for certain passages.


Modified: incubator/public/branches/license_howto/licensing_howto.mdtext
--- incubator/public/branches/license_howto/licensing_howto.mdtext (original)
+++ incubator/public/branches/license_howto/licensing_howto.mdtext Mon Jan 14 22:32:27 2013
@@ -29,8 +29,10 @@ The complete requirements for `LICENSE` 
 Location Within the Source Tree
-`LICENSE` and `NOTICE` belong at the top level of the source tree.  They may
-be named `LICENSE.txt` and `NOTICE.txt`, but the bare names are preferred.
+`LICENSE` and `NOTICE` belong at the [top level of the source
+tree](  They may
+be named `LICENSE.txt` and `NOTICE.txt`, but the [bare names are
 The Simple Case -- No Bundled Dependencies
@@ -40,11 +42,12 @@ copyright holders and which has no bundl
 contain the text of the [ALv2]( --
 no more, no less.
-`NOTICE` should contain only the following text, adapted with the product's
-name and copyright dates:
+`NOTICE` should contain only the [following
+text](, adapted with the
+product's name and copyright dates:
-    Apache Foo
-    Copyright XXXX-20XX The Apache Software Foundation
+    Apache [PRODUCT_NAME]
+    Copyright [XXXX-20XX] The Apache Software Foundation
     This product includes software developed at
     The Apache Software Foundation (
@@ -59,8 +62,8 @@ within the dependency:
 *   BSD (without advertising clause)
 *   MIT/X11
-In `LICENSE`, add a pointer to the dependency's location within the source tree
-and a short note summarizing its licensing:
+In `LICENSE`, add a [pointer]( to the dependency's
+location within the source tree and a short note summarizing its licensing:
     This product bundles SuperWidget, which is available under a "3-clause
     BSD" license.  For details, see deps/superwidget/.
@@ -73,8 +76,6 @@ by the ASF Legal Affairs Committee.  Som
 `NOTICE` -- if in doubt,
-(TODO: Clarify with Roy that this "pointer" text satisfies his intent.)
 (TODO: Ensure that pointers suffice for binary distributions.)
 Bundling an Apache-2.0-licensed Dependency

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