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From Svante Schubert <>
Subject Re: How does a correct copyright is set?
Date Mon, 28 Oct 2013 08:36:02 GMT
Hi Nick (and other mentors),

meanwhile the code maintainer replied Dave and myself offlist.
He asked, what detailed changes we demand from him. He is willing to
cooperate ;)

So, what do we desire in detail?

Best regards,

Am 26.10.2013 13:04, schrieb Florian Hopf:
> Hi,
> 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 license.
> 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?

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