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From "ant elder" <ant.el...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Approve release Apache UIMA 2.2.1-incubating
Date Sun, 16 Dec 2007 18:38:33 GMT
On Dec 15, 2007 9:21 PM, Kevan Miller <kevan.miller@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> On Dec 15, 2007, at 1:43 PM, sebb wrote:
>
> > [Eventually found the KEYS file in SVN, but it might be helpful to
> > provide a pointer in the vote mails]
> >
> > The NOTICE file in uimaj-2.2.1-incubating-bin.zip refers to the
> > contributions from IBM:
> >
> > "Software Grant License Agreement", informally known as the
> > "IBM UIMA License Agreement".
> >
> > however, that license is not in LICENSE, nor is it linked from there.
>
> The code covered by that software grant would now be covered by the
> Apache License. I would not expect to find the software grant
> agreement in the license text/files. Haven't looked into the hash/
> checksum issues...
>
> On further review, I am changing my vote to a -1.
>
> The source code in svn (
> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/uima/uimaj/tags/uimaj-2.2.1/uimaj-2.2.1-06
> ) does not contain a LICENSE, NOTICE, and DISCLAIMER file in the top
> directory. Refer to http://apache.org/dev/apply-license.html if you
> have any questions.
>
> --kevan


That seems a little harsh to me and with some build setups its easier to
keep the legal files in a different location. AIUI its only that actual
distribution archives which MUST have the legal files in the top level
folder.

   ...ant

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