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From Baptiste MATHUS <bmat...@batmat.net>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache 3.1.0
Date Thu, 04 Jul 2013 09:18:41 GMT
+1 (non-binding)


2013/7/1 sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com>

> On 1 July 2013 03:56, Barrie Treloar <baerrach@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 1 July 2013 06:52, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Another problem: the NOTICE file contains the following spurious text:
> >>
> >>
>  =========================================================================
> >>    ==  NOTICE file corresponding to the section 4 d of
>    ==
> >>    ==  the Apache License, Version 2.0,
>   ==
> >>    ==  in this case for the Apache Maven distribution.
>    ==
> >>
>  =========================================================================
> >>
> >> This must not be present in NOTICE files, which are required to be as
> >> short as possible (but no shorter).
> >>
> >> ASF NOTICE files must start as per the following example:
> >>
> >> ====================
> >> Apache Maven
> >> Copyright 2001-2013 The Apache Software Foundation
> >>
> >> This product includes software developed at
> >> The Apache Software Foundation (http://www.apache.org/).
> >> ==================
> >>
> >> Note also that the phrase should be "developed at" not "developed by"
> >> - the distinction is important.
> >>
> >> Furthermore, the NOTICE file refers to additonal 3rd party software,
> >> but there don't appear to be any LICENSE files for the software.
> >> The licenses should either be in LICENSE.txt or linked therefrom.
> >
> > From what I can tell we have been failing this since August 2010.
> >
> https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=maven.git;a=blob;f=apache-maven/NOTICE.txt;hb=bfaf11090a212f8445f2ad929af8acce5a984bf0
> >
> > I can't find change history for
> > http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html so I don't know if we
> > have been failing all the time, or since it was changed.
>
> The leading text enclosed in == was never part of the NOTICE file;
> AIUI it was added by Maven devs when producing the license plugin.
>
> Until fairly recently there was one ASF page which incorrectly said
> "developed by" instead of "developed at"; AFAIK there are now no
> incorrect references.
>
> > And I can see you've raised http://jira.codehaus.org/browse/MNG-5487
> > to track this.
> >
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