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From ant elder <antel...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE RESULTS] was: [VOTE] Release cassandra 0.4.0-beta1
Date Tue, 18 Aug 2009 17:05:03 GMT
On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 5:56 PM, Joe Schaefer<joe_schaefer@yahoo.com> wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----
>
>> From: Joe Schaefer <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com>
>> To: general@incubator.apache.org; antelder@apache.org
>> Cc: cassandra-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Sent: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 10:58:16 AM
>> Subject: Re: [VOTE RESULTS] was: [VOTE] Release cassandra 0.4.0-beta1
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----
>>
>> > From: ant elder
>> > To: general@incubator.apache.org
>> > Cc: cassandra-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> > Sent: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 10:31:57 AM
>> > Subject: Re: [VOTE RESULTS] was: [VOTE] Release cassandra 0.4.0-beta1
>> >
>> > On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 1:01 PM, sebbwrote:
>> > > On 18/08/2009, Eric Evans wrote:
>> > >>
>> > >>  The vote is now closed with the following results:
>> > >>
>> > >>   * +1 votes: 3 (Matthias Wessendorf, Ant Elder, Ian Holsman)
>> > >>   * 0 votes: 0
>> > >>   * -1 votes: 0
>> > >>
>> > >>  The vote passes.
>> > >
>> > > I wish to raise an objection - there are several 3rd party libraries
>> > > in the binary release which don't have have corresponding licenses in
>> > > the LICENSE file.
>> > >
>> > > Furthermore, the NOTICE file fails to credit any of the 3rd party
>> > > libraries, apart from Groovy.
>> > >
>> >
>> > Sebb, as has been said here on this vote thread, legal-discuss@, and
>> > done in previous releases from other TLPs and poddlings, it doesn't
>> > need to do either of those. The LICENSEs _are_ included in separate
>> > license files and that is an OK approach. And AFAICT none of the 3rd
>> > party dependencies require any mention in the NOTICE file, for example
>> > the LEGAL-59 JIRA agrees nothing is required for the BSD license.
>>
>> I would like to see at least a mention of the lib/licenses directory in
>> the LICENSE file.  Moreover the LICENSE listed for the Thrift component
>> is questionable since Thrift has never formally released anything under
>> the Apache License and THRIFT-387 has now been reopened, which certainly
>> affects the licensing of the java TProcessorFactory components distributed
>> by the cassandra candidate.
>
> The distributed libthrift.jar is also missing a LICENSE.txt and NOTICE.txt
> in its META-INF dir.
>
>

Though that is only required if the libthrift.jar is to be distributed
separately, eg from a Maven repository, which isn't the case at the
moment.

  ...ant

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