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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release cassandra 0.4.0-beta1
Date Mon, 17 Aug 2009 14:04:49 GMT
On 17/08/2009, Robert Burrell Donkin <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 1:00 PM, sebb<sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>  > On 17/08/2009, ant elder <ant.elder@gmail.com> wrote:
>  >> On Sat, Aug 15, 2009 at 10:46 AM, sebb<sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> <snip>
>
>
>  >>  Given whats being said in the "Thrift release
>  >>  legal issues" thread i think it should be ok to have the 3rd party
>  >>  licenses separate,
>  >
>  > I disagree. It must be possible to find all the LICENSE files starting
>  > at the initial LICENSE file. At the very least, the initial LICENSE
>  > file should have pointers to the other license files.
>
>
> apache policy doesn't make this necessary but it is best practice.
>  it's sebb's call whether he's willing to +1 a release.

What is the ASF policy for 3rd party LICENSEs then?

>
>  >> the NOTICE file looks acceptable to me too.
>  >
>  > AIUI, the NOTICE file needs to give attributions to all 3rd party code
>  > included in the propose release.
>
>
> no - just require 3rd party attribution notices and relocated
>  copyrights (see http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html#notice)

So all the 3rd party licenses need to be checked to see if they
require attribution or not.

I've only checked one - Antlr - and AFAICT that does require
attribution (notice).

>
>  - robert
>
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