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From "Vincent S Hou" <>
Subject Re: LICENSE format?
Date Tue, 26 Mar 2019 14:54:02 GMT
Hi James,

Please follow the format of
This is the correct approach, and we have verified with the Apache community.

First, whether to add appendix. yes.
Second, do we change the copyright to meet the requirement of our project? No, still keep
Copyright [yyyy] [name of copyright owner].

Please raise an issue for devtool project to change the LICENSE format. Thank you.

Best wishes.
Vincent Hou (侯胜博)

Advisory Software Engineer, OpenWhisk Contributor, Open Technology, IBM Cloud

Notes ID: Vincent S Hou/Raleigh/IBM, E-mail:,
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-----James Thomas <> wrote: -----
From: James Thomas <>
Date: 03/25/2019 12:33PM
Subject: LICENSE format?

Should the LICENSE.txt files in the OpenWhisk project repos include the

 APPENDIX: How to apply the Apache License to your work.

section as-is from
OR is it
supposed to be applied following the instructions in those section, e.g.

 Copyright 2019 Some Name...

We have a variety of styles in different repos and it's not clear which we
should follow.


Can someone with more experience in this provide guidance on which is
James Thomas

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