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From Craig Russell <apache....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Licenses for user facing files & readmes?
Date Mon, 02 Oct 2017 22:06:22 GMT
I would say that there is considerable copyrightable content in the demosrc README. 

And there is a short form of the header that might be appropriate here: https://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html#is-a-short-form-of-the-source-header-available

Craig

> On Oct 2, 2017, at 10:12 AM, Antonio Vieiro <antonio@vieiro.net> wrote:
> 
> Thanks for the link. Very informative. I think it's worth adding this
> link to "list of modules to review". I'll do that.
> 
> I don't think the demosrc works any longer. But I think it's worth
> keeping it for historical purposes.
> 
> 2017-10-02 19:03 GMT+02:00 Emilian Bold <emilian.bold@gmail.com>:
>>> - User facing files (plain text template files such as [1] or [2], for
>> example) don't require a license, right?
>> 
>> Correct.
>> 
>>> - README files [3] do require a license
>> 
>> I would say no, see
>> http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html#faq-exceptions although
>> that README is long.
>> 
>> So perhaps the project demosrc does need some license info/file somewhere?
>> 
>> BTW, does demosrc/ even work nowadays? I know it wasn't as easy to
>> keep the editor standalone like it was in the 6.5 days or so.
>> 
>> 
>> --emi
>> 
>> 
>> On Mon, Oct 2, 2017 at 7:58 PM, Antonio Vieiro <antonio@vieiro.net> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> 
>>> Sorry if this has been already answered, but I need some confirmation here:
>>> 
>>> - User facing files (plain text template files such as [1] or [2], for
>>> example) don't require a license, right?
>>> - README files [3] do require a license
>>> 
>>> Thanks in advance,
>>> Antonio
>>> 
>>> 
>>> [1] https://github.com/apache/incubator-netbeans/blob/master/editor/demosrc/base/org/netbeans/editor/example/res/template.html_
>>> [2] https://github.com/apache/incubator-netbeans/blob/master/editor.plain/src/org/netbeans/modules/editor/plain/resources/PlainTextExample
>>> 
>>> 
>>> [3] https://github.com/apache/incubator-netbeans/blob/master/editor/demosrc/README

Craig L Russell
Secretary, Apache Software Foundation
clr@apache.org http://db.apache.org/jdo


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