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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@opendirective.com>
Subject Re: Licence headers in template files
Date Mon, 06 Feb 2012 19:13:09 GMT
Excellent clarification, and certainly removes doubt (for me) in this case.
Thanks.

Sent from my mobile device, please forgive errors and brevity.
On Feb 6, 2012 6:31 PM, "Craig L Russell" <craig.russell@oracle.com> wrote:

>
> I added comments to the JIRA:
>
> Reading the examples provided gives me the idea that there is little
> creativity. Most of the content is required by the xml formatting rules.
> Look at the files after removing the xml: result collapsible ID TITLE
> detail.
>
> That said, the rule is absolute. I'd prefer to have as policy a rule that
> changes:
>
> "A file without any degree of creativity in either its literal elements or
> its structure is not protected by copyright law; therefore, such a file
> does not require a license header. If in doubt about the extent of the
> file's creativity, add the license header to the file."
>
> to:
>
> "A file without any degree of creativity in either its literal elements or
> its structure is not protected by copyright law; therefore, such a file
> does not require a license header. Small files without significant
> creativity may omit the license if the license is more text than the source
> itself. If in doubt about the extent of the file's creativity, add the
> license header to the file."
>
>
> Craig L Russell
> Architect, Oracle
> http://db.apache.org/jdo
> 408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@oracle.**com <Craig.Russell@oracle.com>
> P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!
>
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