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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1488735 - in /incubator/public/trunk/tools: NOTICE.txt requirements.txt setup.py src/asf/utils/ src/asf/utils/__init__.py src/asf/utils/config.py src/asf/utils/file.py tests/test_config.py
Date Mon, 03 Jun 2013 00:29:36 GMT
On 3 June 2013 00:37, Alan Cabrera <list@toolazydogs.com> wrote:
>
> On Jun 2, 2013, at 4:01 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>> Modified: incubator/public/trunk/tools/NOTICE.txt
>>> URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/public/trunk/tools/NOTICE.txt?rev=1488735&r1=1488734&r2=1488735&view=diff
>>> ==============================================================================
>>> --- incubator/public/trunk/tools/NOTICE.txt (original)
>>> +++ incubator/public/trunk/tools/NOTICE.txt Sun Jun  2 16:21:24 2013
>>> @@ -1,5 +1,21 @@
>>> =========================================================================
>>> ==  NOTICE file corresponding to section 4(d) of the Apache License,   ==
>>> -==  Version 1.0.0, in this case for the LiveTribe Utilities            ==
>>> +==  Version 2.0.0, in this case for the ASF Incubator tools            ==
>>> ==  distribution.                                                      ==
>>> =========================================================================
>>> +
>>> +This distribution contains code from the LinkedIn Corporation:
>>> +
>>> + Copyright (c) 2013 LinkedIn Corp. All rights reserved.
>>> +
>>> + Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
>>> + you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
>>> + You may obtain a copy of the License at
>>> +
>>> +     http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
>>> +
>>> + Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
>>> + distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
>>> + WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
>>> + See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
>>> + limitations under the License.
>>
>> That does not look like a standard NOTICE file.
>> The part between === should not be present, and the AL 2.0 should not
>> be there either.
>>
>> Is the notice entry even required by the Linked In license?
>>
>> Remember that NOTICE files are like poems - they are only correct when
>> nothing more can be removed!
>
> Would this suffice:
>
> <begin>
> This distribution contains code from the LinkedIn Corporation:
>
> Copyright (c) 2013 LinkedIn Corp. All rights reserved.
> <end>j

IMO, no.

It's not a standard NOTICE file - the ASF header is missing.

Anyway, does the LinkedIn license REQUIRE attribution in a NOTICE file?

>
> Regards,
> Alan
>
>
>
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