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From Leo Simons <m...@leosimons.com>
Subject Re: STDCXX progress to graduation
Date Mon, 25 Jun 2007 21:47:08 GMT
On Jun 25, 2007, at 4:53 PM, Martin Sebor wrote:
> Leo Simons wrote:
>>> I just finished
>>> a sweep through our sources and updated those that still needed
>>> it. The record of the changes is here:
>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/STDCXX-457
>> So, does this mean that there's files in any of the tarballs  
>> listed at
>>   http://incubator.apache.org/stdcxx/download.html
>> that have an incorrect license header?
>
> Incorrect might be too strong a word. IMO, "different" would
> describe it better.
>
>> If so, you should be thinking about what to do with those releases  
>> -- like do a branch where you fix the headers and release new  
>> 4.1.2.2, 4.1.3.2 versions to replace them, or simply pull the  
>> 4.1.x releases and get 4.2 out quickly, or decide there really  
>> can't possibly be any problems for the users but add a warning to  
>> be safe, or successfully argue there's nothing that needs to be  
>> done, or whatever.
>
> I'd like to argue that nothing needs to be done :)
>
> The files are all licensed under the ASL, it's just that the text
> is subtly (but in my layman opinion not substantively) different
> from the most recent text at
> http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html

Oh, in that case I also think (IANAL, blah, blah) it should be ok.  
We've had a bunch of different source headers, and on average we  
haven't pulled releases over them.

Thanks for clearing this up :-)

- Leo


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