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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 Tue, 04 Oct 2016 19:21:43 GMT
On 4 October 2016 at 11:04, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 4, 2016 at 1:58 PM Jim Apple <jbapple@cloudera.com> wrote:
>
> > After further consideration, I have a patch in flight to fix that. It
> > is a compiled source file.
> >
> > However, my question was intended to be broader. As Henry notes, there
> > are some files that are Copyright Cloudera that were not part of the
> > SGA. How shall we annotate those to let future IPMC release voters
> > understand that the files are intentionally annotated the way they
> > are?
> >
>
> Is Cloudera willing to donate them?
>

Perhaps - but these files belong to their own, separate projects, distinct
from Apache Impala, but are a bit too small to support a community and
therefore aren't good candidates for incubation.

Isn't the right way to address this to make a note in LICENSE.txt? That's
what we do for compatibly-licensed files which have a non-ASF copyright
holder.


>
>
> >
> > On Fri, Sep 30, 2016 at 4:41 PM, Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com
> >
> > wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > >> 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.
> > >
> > > As long as it not compile source files it should be fine. It's not not
> > binary files i.e. jpg and pngs and the like are ok. What does contain the
> > file?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Justin
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