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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Thrift release legal issues
Date Mon, 17 Aug 2009 11:56:04 GMT
On 17/08/2009, ant elder <ant.elder@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 11:51 AM, Robert Burrell
>  Donkin<robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>  >> You can put all the licenses or references to the licences in the
>  >> LICENSE file.
>  >
>  > AIUI this is only best practice, not normative. every third party
>  > library MUST have a license but including them next to the appropriate
>  > artifact (rather than collecting them together) is ok but not
>  > recommended.
>  >
>
>
> Thats my understanding too. I know of a number of Apache projects
>  where the licenses are kept separate and with no mention in the top
>  LICENSE file, and IIRC in the past we've also had Incubator poddlings
>  doing this having their releases approved by the IPMC .
>

It's not my understanding.

AIUI, the LICENSE file should start with the AL and be followed by all
the other licenses.

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>
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