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From "Nolan, Edell" <Edell.No...@iona.com>
Subject RE: notices.txt
Date Wed, 16 Aug 2006 08:43:41 GMT
Hi,

That seems fair enough to me!

Edell. 

-----Original Message-----
From: Mosur Ravi, Balaji 
Sent: 15 August 2006 18:29
To: yoko-dev@incubator.apache.org; geir@pobox.com
Subject: RE: notices.txt

Why don't we cache these licenses in our repository & have our main
license link to them...

And then when it is time to release, we can check these cached licenses
& see if anything needs updating...

- Balaji


-----Original Message-----
From: Geir Magnusson Jr [mailto:geir@pobox.com]
Sent: Tuesday, August 15, 2006 1:11 PM
To: yoko-dev@incubator.apache.org
Subject: Re: notices.txt



Nolan, Edell wrote:
> Hi,
> 
>>>From looking at a lot of projects - most seem to use the link-to way
> Which is definitely cleaner than putting them all in the license.txt
> As it makes it unreadable and hard to follow. 

That's all well and good, but what happens when the license behind the
link changes?  I know a few projects that changed licenses overnight.

> 
> So for now I will use the link-to unless there are any objections.
> 
> Edell.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Geir Magnusson Jr [mailto:geir@pobox.com] 
> Sent: 12 August 2006 16:44
> To: yoko-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: notices.txt
> 
> 
> 
> 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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