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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Need some clarity on a small size code donation
Date Wed, 18 Aug 2010 15:17:14 GMT
http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html



On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 9:55 AM, Bruno Harbulot
<Bruno.Harbulot@manchester.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On 18/08/2010 14:23, Ross Gardler wrote:
>>
>> On 18/08/2010 13:59, Benson Margulies wrote:
>>>
>>> My understanding is that for a 'category A' license like BSD you just
>>> add it to NOTICES.
>>
>> Sure, but what about the licence headers?
>
> I think I've seen this done in a few projects (I think one of them was
> Grizzly from Sun), where you get:
>
> /*
>  Copyright Sun...
>  + 3-clause BSD
>  */
> /*
>  Copyright Someone Else
>  + 3-clause BSD
>  */
>
> I guess that would work for the Apache Licence too.
>
> /*
>  Apache Licence / ASF
>  */
> /*
>  Copyright UoM + 3-clause BSD
>  */
>
>
>
> This tends to confuse template code stylers that "fix" the licence headers
> automatically, but they tend to get the licences wrong most of the time,
> even when there's a single licence (because they change the copyright dates
> on files even if they haven't been modified sometimes, which I think is
> incorrect).
>
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Bruno.
>
>
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