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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@gbiv.com>
Subject Re: Wicket interim release
Date Sun, 29 Oct 2006 19:24:13 GMT
On Oct 29, 2006, at 5:37 AM, Upayavira wrote:

> The Wicket community is attempting to steer a difficult course  
> between supporting its existing users and also entering Incubation.  
> The community is committed to incubation within Apache, but at the  
> same time wishes to make the transition for its users as manageable  
> as possible.
>
> It has been decided that incubator releases will start with the 1.3  
> branch, as 1.2 is more or less in maintenance mode, but also  
> contains some licensing issues that would make it difficult to  
> release as an incubator release.
>
> Therefore, this email is to inform the Incubator PMC that the  
> wicket community are planning to make a release, independent of  
> Apache and the Incubator, for release 1.2.3.

Great, no problems there.  It isn't even necessary to mention Apache.

> The following notice will be included in the release.
>
> NOTICE.txt:

Er, no, that's wrong.  Assuming it is using the Apache License, the
only things that should be in NOTICE are mandatory credit/notice items
that you expect all downstream redistributors to include.  In other  
words,
the content of an "About..." style dialog, wherein the contents are
required for redisplay by others.

If a disclaimer is desired, just put it in the README file.

....Roy


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