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From James Taylor <jamestay...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Where does copyright information go for a binary distribution?
Date Thu, 27 Mar 2014 00:52:59 GMT
Where does the copyright information go in our case?


On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 5:48 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 26 March 2014 23:55, James Taylor <jamestaylor@apache.org> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I'm getting a release ready for Apache Phoenix (incubating) and have a
> > question about where copyright information should go for our binary
> > distribution. It seems that there's quite a bit of variation, as all
> > projects are different. So I'll describe our binary distribution, and
> > perhaps others who have a similar situation can learn from this.
> >
> > Our binary distribution bundles numerous modules with the following
> > licenses:
> > 1) Apache 2 licensed bits whose home is the ASF
> > 2) Apache 2 licensed bits whose home is not the ASF
> > 3) BSD Clause 3 licensed bits
> > 4) BSD 2-Clause licensed bits
> > 5) MIT licensed bits
> >
> > We bundle all these bits together into a single jar, so the original
> NOTICE
> > from these bundled modules is no longer present.
> >
> > Is the follow the correct way to do this?
> > a) Create a LICENSE file that includes the Apache 2 license text
>
> +1
>
> > b) Since all of the bits we bundle have "permissive" licenses, we do not
> > include anything extra in our NOTICE file. It'll be the bare minimum as
> > outlined here: http://www.apache.org/dev/licensing-howto.html#simple
>
> Not necessarily, that depends on what is present in the NOTICE/LICENSE
> files that are included in the bundled jars.
>
> NOTICE files in particular must be examined to see if they contain
> attributions that apply to the bits you are bundling.
> In which case the attributions must be carried forward into the new NOTICE
> file
>
> This is all described here:
>
> http://www.apache.org/dev/licensing-howto.html#alv2-dep (et seq.)
>
> > c) Instead, we append to our LICENSE file the following for each module
> > that we bundle (including transitive dependencies):
> >    i) the copyright information for the module
> >    ii) a link to the license text
>
> LICENSE and NOTICE are not alternates.
>
> LICENSE files have to contain licenses/pointers for ALL bundled bits.
>
> NOTICE files have to contain required attributions only.
>
> > Below is an example (minus the standard Apache 2 license).
> >
> > Please let me know if we're doing this correctly.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > James
> > -------------------------
> > <Apache 2.0 license text here>
> >
> > The Apache License, Version 2.0, also applies to the following bundled
> > libraries:
> >
> > JAnsi, version 1.11, http://jansi.fusesource.org/
> > Copyright (c) 2009-2013 FuseSource, Corp
> >
> > HawtJNI, version 1.8, http://fusesource.com/forge/sites/hawtjni/
> > Copyright (C) 2009-2011 FuseSource Corp.
> >
> > Jackson, version 1.8.8, http://jackson.codehaus.org/
> > Copyright (c) 2007- Tatu Saloranta, tatu.saloranta@iki.fi
> >
> > Guava, version 12.0.1, http://code.google.com/p/guava-libraries/
> > Copyright 2008 Google Inc.
> >
> > ======================================================================
> >
> > BSD Clause 3/New BSD License, applies to the following bundled libraries:
> > LICENSE: http://opensource.org/licenses/BSD-3-Clause
> >
> > Snappy, version 1.1.0.1, http://code.google.com/p/snappy/
> > Copyright 2008 Google Inc.
> >
> > Protobuf, version 2.4.0, https://code.google.com/p/protobuf/
> > Copyright 2008 Google Inc.
> >
> > SQLLine, version 1.1.2, https://github.com/julianhyde/sqlline/
> > Copyright (c) 2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2007 Marc Prud'hommeaux
> > Copyright (c) 2004-2010 The Eigenbase Project
> > Copyright (c) 2013-2014 Julian Hyde
> >
> > ======================================================================
> >
> > BSD Clause 2 License, applies to the following bundled libraries:
> > LICENSE: http://opensource.org/licenses/BSD-2-Clause
> >
> > JLine, version 2.11, http://jline.sourceforge.net/
> > Copyright (c) 2002-2007, Marc Prud'hommeaux <mwp1@cornell.edu>
> >
> > ANTLR, version 3.5, http://www.antlr.org/
> > Copyright (c) 2003-2008, Terrence Parr.
> >
> > ======================================================================
> >
> > MIT License, applies to the following bundled library:
> > LICENSE: http://opensource.org/licenses/MIT
> >
> > SLF4J, version 1.4.3, http://www.slf4j.org/
> > Copyright (c) 2004-2008 QOS.ch
> >
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
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