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From "Jukka Zitting (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Created: (GRFT-95) Follow the new copyright and license guidelines
Date Fri, 28 Jul 2006 05:57:16 GMT
Follow the new copyright and license guidelines

                 Key: GRFT-95
             Project: Graffito
          Issue Type: Task
            Reporter: Jukka Zitting
            Priority: Minor

The ASF board approved new guidelines for handling copyright notices and license headers in
June. The guidelines suggest that the copyright notice be placed in the NOTICE file like this:

    Apache [PRODUCT_NAME]
    Copyright [yyyy] The Apache Software Foundation

    This product includes software developed at
    The Apache Software Foundation (

    (followed by possible other copyright statements)

And insted of stating the copyright, the source file headers should state the license being
granted. The following text should be used:

    Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under one
    or more contributor license agreements.  See the NOTICE file
    distributed with this work for additional information
    regarding copyright ownership.  The ASF licenses this file
    to you under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the
    "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance
    with the License.  You may obtain a copy of the License at

    Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing,
    software distributed under the License is distributed on an
    KIND, either express or implied.  See the License for the
    specific language governing permissions and limitations
    under the License.

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