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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: LICENSE text in the user interface
Date Wed, 26 Sep 2012 14:12:26 GMT
On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 8:59 AM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> On Sep 26, 2012, at 5:30 AM, Ariel Constenla-Haile wrote:
>
>> Hi Joost,
>>
>> On Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 09:28:41PM +0200, Joost Andrae wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> a side note: IANAL, but in some countries legal texts have to be
>>> translated (eg. in France). Means, if you change something witin
>>> this area you have to accept this requirement.
>>
>> Thanks for the information, I wasn't aware of that requirement. The
>> LICENSE and the NOTICE are included without translation, so this leaves
>> only the README, which is actually translated; the HTML version could be
>> displayed in the default system browser.
>
> I don't think that legal text is translated at The ASF. As I understand it the AL2 is
fundamental and is NOT to be translated.
>
> Please raise the French legal issue on the legal-discuss <AT> a.o mailing list.
>

This question is covered in the following FAQ:

http://www.apache.org/foundation/license-faq.html#Translation

-Rob

> Regards,
> Dave
>
>>
>>
>> Regards
>> --
>> Ariel Constenla-Haile
>> La Plata, Argentina
>

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