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From Stephen Mallette <>
Subject [RESULT][VOTE] TinkerPop 3.0.1-incubating Release
Date Tue, 15 Sep 2015 19:54:57 GMT
The vote for releasing Apache TinkerPop passed with 3 binding +1s, 0
non-binding +1s, and no 0 or -1.

Binding +1s:
Daniel Gruno
Justin Mclean
Rich Bowen

Thanks to those who gave us a hand and added a vote.

Separately, Justin, I'll try to get LICENSE/NOTICE right for the next run.
I suspect I'll be pinging this list separately for a bit more guidance
before then.  Thanks.


On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 5:39 AM, Justin Mclean <>

> Hi,
> > I suppose I still could have missed something, but I thought i'd gotten
> the bulk of it right - could you please
> > tell me what you noticed that I missed or misunderstood from your last
> > post?
> Only things in the release need to be in LICENSE or NOTICE [1]. I’d check
> that first. Permissive licensed software (i.e. MIT/BSD) don't need to go in
> NOTICE [5], I can see there a few of those there.
> > Does that simply mean that I should remove all apache licensed
> dependencies
> > from the binary NOTICE and all is good?
> Generally when adding Apache licenced software there's no need to modify
> LICENSE or NOTICE unless it has a NOTICE file [2]. That means you generally
> don’t have to add much when bundling other ASF projects especially when
> they have a boilerplate NOTICE file. [3] The no need to add Apache licensed
> software to LICENSE but it not an licensing error to do so. I generally
> don’t mind that as it makes checking releases a little easier when
> reviewing.
> Not that dependancies of dependancies matter [4]. Rather than go down that
> rabbit hole just look inside all the jars in the release with something
> like this:
> find . -name "*.jar" -exec tar ft {} \; | sort -u > paths.txt
> Look at all of the classes contained to see what’s included. For example
> with TinkerPop I see that it includes "com/carrotsearch/hppc” and looking
> at its license (Apache) I can see it has a NOTICE file (which looks
> incorrect but that’s another story), so that would need to be considered
> and possibly something added to TinkerPop’s NOTICE. In this case I’d
> probably assume a standard NOTICE and add a copyright line to the NOTICE
> file - but that’s not the only valid solution. It's may not be always clear
> cut what needs to be done and you may have to consider each on a case by
> case basis.
> If any questions come up ask you mentors, ask this list or on legal
> discuss.
> Thanks,
> Justin
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