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From Dain Sundstrom <dsundst...@gluecode.com>
Subject Re: Derby code copyright question
Date Fri, 24 Sep 2004 16:56:56 GMT
Excellent solution!

-dain

On Sep 24, 2004, at 4:27 AM, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:

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> okey, after discussing this in seven different directions, we
> have a clear conclusion, which i'll summarise here:
>
> 1. the NOTICE file (or NOTICE.txt) gets created if it doesn't
>    already exist, and this gets added to it:
>
>     Portions of Apache Derby are © Copyright 2004 International
>     Business Machines Corporation.  All rights reserved.
>
>    if there are earlier copyright years in any any of the main files,
>    the earliest one of all should be taken and used to change the 
> notice
>    to 'Copyright <earliest-year>, 2004 International ..'.  in other 
> words,
>    the range of copyright years in the NOTICE file should be the 
> earliest
>    one with IBM's name on it in the sources, followed by ', 2004'.
>
> 2. the ibm copyright in the individual files gets replaced with
>
>     Apache Derby © Copyright 2004 The Apache Software Foundation.
>     All rights reserved.
>
>    and reference to the apache licence added as described in
>    http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0.html#apply
>
> et vóilà!  that item can then get checked off the incubation goal list
> and we can focus on *real* code issues. :-)
>
> see also http://www.apache.org/dev/apply-license.html for common 
> questions
> about this stuff.  the procedure above, which has finally been 
> clarified,
> should be used by the incubator folks to update that file at some 
> point.
> - --
> #ken	P-)}
>
> Ken Coar, Sanagendamgagwedweinini  http://Ken.Coar.Org/
> Author, developer, opinionist      http://Apache-Server.Com/
>
> "Millennium hand and shrimp!"
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