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From "ant elder" <ant.el...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: aesthetic changes to the NOTICE file
Date Mon, 18 Aug 2008 14:59:43 GMT
On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 12:08 PM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> CouchDB's current notice file looks like:
>
>  http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/couchdb/trunk/NOTICE
>
> This matches Apache httpd's NOTICE file:
>
>  http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/httpd/httpd/trunk/NOTICE
>
> So that our NOTICE file matches our other source documentation:
>
>  http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/couchdb/trunk/README
>  http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/couchdb/trunk/AUTHORS
>  http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/couchdb/trunk/THANKS
>
> Would it be okay if I reformulated the NOTICE like this:
>
>  http://people.apache.org/~nslater/ephemera/NOTICE<http://people.apache.org/%7Enslater/ephemera/NOTICE>
>
> Trivial I know, but I'm a stickler for aesthetics.
>
> Best,
>
> --
> Noah Slater, http://people.apache.org/~nslater/<http://people.apache.org/%7Enslater/>
>
>
I'd be wary of doing that if i was you. Whether or not it means the same
thing legally this is clearly specified in ASF policy at
http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html#notice and if you change from
that you may find some other stickler delaying or blocking one of you
release votes due to any differences.

   ...ant

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