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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: LICENSE/NOTICE revisited (was Release Apache Marmotta 3.0.0-incubating (RC8))
Date Tue, 23 Apr 2013 17:42:35 GMT
On 23 April 2013 18:05, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 8:39 AM, Dennis E. Hamilton <orcmid@apache.org>
> wrote:
> > Not so fast about dispensing with Category B requirements for pointers to
> > source code.
>
> Thank you for the specific information about the MPL.  What I said was
> this:
>
>     The goal is to satisfy the licensing requirements of the dependency,
> not
>     to give credit -- so IMO linking only makes sense if that's a
> requirement
>     of the dependency's license.
>
> We must not treat linking as a requirement of ALL category B licenses
> because
> SOME of them require it.
>
>
If the source code URL is required, then the question arises: does it
*have* to go in the NOTICE file?
Indeed is this one of the functions of the NOTICE file?
Or should it be documented somewhere else?


> Marvin Humphrey
>

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