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From Florian Hopf <>
Subject Re: How does a correct copyright is set?
Date Sat, 26 Oct 2013 11:04:26 GMT

On 14.10.2013 13:30, Svante Schubert wrote:
> So regarding the RDFa Parser, there is a BSD license in the pom.xml, but
> there is no correct license header in the sources and I have contacted
> the developer with Dave on CC.
> If there is no response, I assume from your wording that the pom.xml is
> a sufficient proof of license for us (Apache), right?

This is quite confusing. The pom in the official repo claims that it is 
BSD licensed:

The license that is referenced from the pom doesn't explicitly say it's 
BSD: but it seems to 
be the same words as BSD-3:

The same license is also included in the source tree and we would have 
at least add this to our notice file I guess:

So if I understood Nick correctly this would be enough to make sure it 
is indeed licensed under BSD.

However, according to only BSD-2 
(without advertising clause) seems to be considered equal to Apache 
License. also links to the BSD-2 

Honestly, I have no idea if it is ok or not. Nick, Dave do you have any 
idea who could clarify if it's ok to use BSD-3?

Florian Hopf
Freelance Software Developer

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