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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: notices.txt
Date Sat, 12 Aug 2006 15:44:18 GMT


Cliff Schmidt wrote:
> It doesn't matter to me whether you:
> a) copy all third-party licenses text directly into the LICENSE file
> (the messiest option), or
> b) list the name of all licenses and point to each of them (see what
> James is doing for this option:
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/james/server/trunk/LICENSE.txt), or

Does that really work?  The linked-to material can change...

geir

> c) put a single sentence at the top of bottom of the LICENSE file that
> refers to a separate file with a list of all third-party licenses
> (this sounds closest to what you've suggested below).
> 
> Any of those options are fine, as long as someone reading the LICENSE
> file can find all the applicable licenses without having to try to dig
> through every directory in the entire distro.
> 
> Make sense?
> 
> Cliff
> 
> On 8/11/06, Nolan, Edell <Edell.Nolan@iona.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Ok - how about we come up with a third party licenses file in which we
>> list all third party licenses. Does this sound reasonable ?
>>
>> Edell.
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Cliff Schmidt [mailto:cliffschmidt@gmail.com]
>> Sent: 10 August 2006 23:57
>> To: yoko-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: notices.txt
>>
>> Actually, licenses should all be copied into or pointed from the LICENSE
>> file.  The NOTICE file is only used for copyright/attribution statements
>> that are required to be included with any distribution.
>>
>> Cliff
>>
>> On 8/10/06, Nolan, Edell <Edell.Nolan@iona.com> wrote:
>> > Ok - I will look into this and add something in.
>> >
>> > Edell.
>> >
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: Alan D. Cabrera [mailto:list@toolazydogs.com]
>> > Sent: 10 August 2006 08:42
>> > To: yoko-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> > Subject: Re: notices.txt
>> >
>> > Nolan, Edell wrote:
>> > > Hi,
>> > >
>> > > Do we need to put something into the notices.txt as regards the sun
>> > > jars that we use.
>> > >
>> > > Cheers, Edell.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > I think so.  We should list the ones that we use and what their
>> > licenses are.
>> >
>> >
>> > Regards,
>> > Alan
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>>
>>
>>
> 
> 

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