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From "Martin Cooper" <mart...@apache.org>
Subject Re: All licenses in a single file [WAS: Re: [VOTE] Publish the Woden M7b release]
Date Wed, 01 Aug 2007 17:37:38 GMT
On 8/1/07, Roland Weber <ossfwot@dubioso.net> wrote:
>
> > From:
> >
> > http://www.apache.org/dev/apply-license.html#new
> >
> > "you should append their license(s) to the LICENSE file at the top of
> the
> > distribution, or at least put a pointer in the LICENSE file to the
> > third-party license"
>
> You didn't quote the beginning of the paragraph:
> > If the distribution also contains source files not owned by the ASF
>
> This is about sources, not binaries, right? If you don't include
> the source but only the binary (.jar), then the situation might
> be different.


It's my understanding that the same applies to both source and binary. But
you're correct that the right place to go for verification of this (or
otherwise) is legal-discuss.

--
Martin Cooper

The combined LICENSE file is probably meant to avoid
> searching through all the source files in order to locate all the
> relevant licenses. But putting a reference into LICENSE shouldn't
> be that much of a burden either.
>
> Maybe ask on legal-discuss@?
>
> cheers,
>   Roland
>
>
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