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From Kevan Miller <kevan.mil...@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 02:45:07 GMT

On Jun 2, 2013, at 10:09 PM, Alan Cabrera <list@toolazydogs.com> wrote:

> 
> On Jun 2, 2013, at 5:29 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> 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.
> 
> 
> Can you point to a canonical example for me to emulate?

How about the following:

http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html#notice
and
http://www.apache.org/dev/licensing-howto.html


--kevan
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