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From James Taylor <jamestay...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release of Apache Phoenix 3.0.0 incubating RC1
Date Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:04:42 GMT
Thanks, Marvin. So remove the copyrights from NOTICE. Are they required
anywhere then, as their not in the LICENSE file?


On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 2:57 PM, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com>wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 12:59 PM, James Taylor <jamestaylor@apache.org>
> wrote:
> > Below is our updated NOTICE (which includes the copyright for the bundled
> > bits) and LICENSE (minus the standard Apache 2.0 part).
> >
> > Would appreciate a review.
>
> What follows is a superficial review of what I see in this email thread --
> I
> have not checked the distribution to see whether or not bits are actually
> bundled, nor have I checked the Phoenix mailing list archives.
>
> The proposed LICENSE file looks OK.  It is not necessary to embed the
> complete
> text for MIT, 2-clause BSD and 3-clause BSD -- pointers suffice -- but it
> is
> not forbidden, either.
>
> The proposed NOTICE file contains a bunch of extraneous copyright notices.
> Their presence in NOTICE constitutes a licensing documentation bug and they
> should be removed.  See the licensing how-to, as well as this mail for
> additional explanation:
>
>     http://markmail.org/message/shez7ys3qnnewl4a
>
>     Because the file is named "NOTICE", people tend to think it's for
> anything
>     notice-ish. This is a pernicious misconception which keeps coming back
>     over and over like a weed...
>
> Best,
>
> Marvin Humphrey
>
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