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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: RAT results
Date Fri, 16 Sep 2011 20:51:06 GMT
Ignore me please.  Wrong list.

But it might be worth running RAT on the AOOo tree, to get a feel for
the tool and the results.

http://incubator.apache.org/rat/

-Rob

On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 4:49 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> To see how much work we have on IP clearance, I ran RAT, with results here:
>
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/odf/pmc/ip-clearance/rat.txt
>
> Most of the issues flagged fall into these categories:
>
> 1. Test documents, in ODF format.   I'm not sure what we can do about
> them.  We could put the license in the documents as metadata.  But RAT
> wouldn't know how to find the license in the metadata.  Of course, in
> the future RAT could be enhanced, to use the ODF Toolkit to find this
> license.  Or we could just treat test documents as binary files.
>
> 2. Maven's pom.xml -- we could add license as an XML comment?
>
> 3. ODF's schema files, in Relax NG format.  These are copyright by
> OASIS, the consortium where ODF is standardized.  The notice in the
> schema is shown here:
>
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/odf/trunk/generator/schema2template/src/main/resources/examples/odf/OpenDocument-v1.2-csprd03-schema.rng
>
> This is used as input to the code generation, which is a build-time
> process that generates a portion of the Java code directly from the
> ODF schema.  So the schema definition document is not part of the
> runtime, though it would be part of our source code release.
>
> Note that this schema definition is not under an open source software
> license, but it does have a license that allows unrestricted use,
> redistribution, etc. as well as creation of derived works.  But it
> does have a restriction on modifications.
>
> I assume we'll need to take this to legal-discuss to get this classified.
>
>
> 4. Some configuration files, .properties, .vm, etc.  We should be able
> to add a license notice there.
>
> 5. A few Java files that lack a license header.  I think we should
> check their history in Hg, and establish their provenance.
>
>
> -Rob
>

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