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From J├╝rgen Schmidt <jogischm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Copyright Notices, Source Headers and Licenses (By Example)
Date Sat, 15 Oct 2011 21:08:26 GMT
On Fri, Oct 14, 2011 at 3:28 PM, Robert Burrell Donkin <
robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 9:54 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 4:12 PM, Robert Burrell Donkin
> > <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> <snip
>
> > And what about the part that says "DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT
> > NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER"?   If I understand correctly, we will
> > request permission to move the copyright from Oracle.  And that we
> > don't need additional permissions to remove the header, beyond the
> > permissions we have via the SGA.
>
> +1
>

good to hear that


>
> >> For source that is not covered by CLAs or grants, different rules
> >> apply [11]. So the key question for every document is whether it is
> >> covered by the grant or it's inclusion relies on the application of an
> >> open source license.
> >>
> >
> > For this project we need to be very careful to remember that not all
> > files in the source tree were covered by the SGA.  In particular there
> > are other 3rd party open source components.  So we need to be careful.
>
> +1
>
> >> Questions? Want more details? Should I move on to strategy suggestions?
> >>
> >
> > I think I understand this better.  Thanks.
> >
> > So, strategy....  Will Apache Rat help with this?  I thought it had a
> > mode that added Apache headers.  But I don't know if it handles
> > something like this, where we are removing existing headers as well.
>
> This is something where automated help is essential. But I expect some
> tinkering and script development will be required.
>
>
yes i agree and i am volunteering to take care of the license header change
based on the final SGA file list.

Juergen



> Any more questions?
>
> Robert
>
> [1] http://incubator.apache.org/ip-clearance/index.html
>     See patches welcome on http://incubator.apache.org/
> [2] Clause 5 of the Apache License, Version 2.0
>     http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
> [3]
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-legal-discuss/201110.mbox/%3CF291DE8D-C108-41F2-A094-F5141DA9DE74@gbiv.com%3E
>

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