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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Olio 0.1
Date Tue, 31 Mar 2009 22:14:07 GMT
As I understand it, no.

The files need to be called LICENSE and NOTICE or possibly NOTICE.txt etc.

S.

On 31/03/2009, Shanti Subramanyam <Shanti.Subramanyam@sun.com> wrote:
> Since we have two packages with different LICENSE and NOTICE files, is it
> okay to name them as follows :
>  . LICENSE_php.txt, NOTICE_php.txt
>  . LICENSE_rails.txt, NOTICE_rails.txt
>
>  Shanti
>
>
>  Craig L Russell wrote:
>
> >
> > On Mar 31, 2009, at 12:01 PM, sebb wrote:
> >
> >
> > > I'm not convinced that the license permits Ruby code to be added to SVN.
> > >
> > > Here is the a reference I found to the use of works under the Ruby
> license:
> > >
> > > http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html
> > >
> > > This does not allows projects to include Ruby-licensed code.
> > >
> >
> > There are a few parts in the olio distribution that we need to consider:
> >
> > 1. Olio code written in Ruby that we wrote and license under Apache
> license.
> >
> > 2. Unmodified third party Ruby code under the Ruby license. The
> resolved.html says we can have an external dependency on these files. We
> just cannot distribute them. So we need to remove the files from the
> distribution and provide instructions for our users how to obtain and
> install them. I'd guess that the Rails implementation (assuming that we
> depend on some specific unmodified version of Rails) falls into this
> category.
> >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > > Cool. Just need to copy the licenses into the NOTICE.
> > > >
> > >
> > > Surely the licenses go into the LICENSE file (verbatim or as links)?
> > >
> >
> > Verbatim is preferred, as we can't assume that a link can be followed just
> because a user has obtained the distribution.
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > Required attributions and copyright notices go in the NOTICE file.
> > >
> >
> > RIght. No matter how many times I read them, I cannot remember the rules
> without having them in front of me.
> >
> > Craig
> >
> > Craig L Russell
> > Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://db.apache.org/jdo
> > 408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
> > P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!
> >
> >
>
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