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From Henry Robinson <he...@apache.org>
Subject Re: How to denote unusual copyright circumstances, was Re: [VOTE] Impala 2.7.0 release candidate 3
Date Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:27:44 GMT
On 30 September 2016 at 11:39, Jim Apple <jbapple@cloudera.com> wrote:

> Thank you for the review, Justin. I have changed the subject so as not
> to clutter the VOTE thread.
>
> > - One possible binary file that shouldn’t be in the source release? [15]
> (not sure what this is)
>
> This (an another couple of things in your review) might stay the same
> in the next release, but be allowed (as I read it) under the licensing
> rules:
>
> http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html
>
> How should we annotate those to clarify our beliefs to voters and
> reviewers?
>
> Another example of a confusing thing that might stay the same is the
> license and copyright on
>
> > 9 ./be/src/thirdparty/squeasel/squeasel.?
>
> This might not have been part of the SGA; I'll have to check. Assuming
> for the purposes of this question that it was not part of the software
> grant, how can we annotate that to clarify?
>

This was not part of the SGA, to my knowledge. I didn't add it to LICENSE
because I mistakenly thought we'd a) licensed it as ASL and b) didn't
notice the copyright that needs to be preserved.

It should go in LICENSE.txt as a standard MIT-licensed thirdparty
dependency.

Henry



>
> Thanks,
> Jim
>
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