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From "Roger L. Whitcomb" <Roger.Whitc...@actian.com>
Subject RE: Can I rename the release .jar files?
Date Mon, 30 Apr 2012 18:12:05 GMT
Thanks, Greg.  We're still debating internally about the best thing to
do, but I wanted to make sure this was an option (or not).

Roger Whitcomb

-----Original Message-----
From: Greg Brown [mailto:gk_brown@verizon.net] 
Sent: Monday, April 30, 2012 10:47 AM
To: dev@pivot.apache.org
Subject: Re: Can I rename the release .jar files?

I don't believe there are any legal issues regarding file names. As I
recall, we chose to include the version number in the file name simply
because it is a common convention to do so (and also because Maven
requires it).

On Apr 30, 2012, at 12:54 PM, Roger L. Whitcomb wrote:

> Hi everyone,
>                Just a legal question:  is it permissible under the
> Apache license to ship with renamed Pivot .jar files?  The reason I'm
> asking is that I'm debating whether to ship with the released 2.0.1
> files or with pre-release 2.0.2 ones and it would be easier for our
> release/upgrade processes if the files didn't have the version number
> the names.  But, it is not clear to me whether shipping with renamed
> files is okay under the Apache license.  Anyone have an idea about
> Or who I should talk to?
> Thanks.
> ~Roger Whitcomb

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