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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Where does copyright information go for a binary distribution?
Date Thu, 27 Mar 2014 01:02:30 GMT
On 27 March 2014 00:52, James Taylor <jamestaylor@apache.org> wrote:
> Where does the copyright information go in our case?

What copyright information?
Where was it originally?

>
> 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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>>
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