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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: Who can help modify the licese page?
Date Fri, 06 Apr 2012 13:45:31 GMT

On Apr 6, 2012, at 5:24 AM, Rob Weir wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 11:23 PM, Pedro Giffuni <pfg@apache.org> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi Lily;
>> 
>> --- Gio 5/4/12, xia zhao <lilyzhao8@gmail.com> ha scritto:
>> ...
>> 
>>> Data: Giovedì 5 Aprile 2012, 22:03
>>> Hi all,
>>> 
>>> On the lincese page, http://www.openoffice.org/license.html. It still
>>> saying "developers could use the Creative Commons
>>> Attribution License
>>> ("Attribution-NoDerivs
>>> 2.5"<http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.5/>).
>>> SUN/Oracle only accepted work under this license that was
>>> non-editable and
>>> for which there was no editable version that could be
>>> contributed to the
>>> project.".
>>> 
>> 
>> If you notice carefully, the phrase is in past tense and
>> applies only to legacy releases.
>> 
>>> Who can help modify this page?
>>> 
>> 
>> I think a review to the whole page is desirable for
>> the new release. Any committer can change it using
>> the Apache CMS bookmarklet or SVN. The big question
>> is what to write in there.
>> 
> 
> Is there a reason why the page should mix together copyright
> statements on the website as well as license statements on the
> releases?  Especially since this link appears on every page, it is
> confusing.

Yes, we are still distributing the legacy code.

> 
> If it were up to me I'd have the site copyright statement only here,
> and put the release license link on the download pages only.

The download page links to the license page. Maybe we need two license pages.

Regards,
Dave



> 
> -Rob
> 
>> Cheers,
>> 
>> Pedro.
>> 


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