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From Tamás Cservenák <ta...@cservenak.net>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache 3.1.0
Date Thu, 04 Jul 2013 09:20:03 GMT
+1


On Thu, Jul 4, 2013 at 11:18 AM, Baptiste MATHUS <bmathus@batmat.net> wrote:

> +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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>
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