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From Roman Shaposhnik <ro...@shaposhnik.org>
Subject Re: Guideline To Update Copyright Header
Date Tue, 14 Jun 2016 22:36:11 GMT
Just make sure that you do the right thing with the files copyrighted
by somebody other
that Pivotal and Quickstep Technologies. For example, I definitely see
Google and a few
others in the codebase.


On Mon, Jun 13, 2016 at 4:41 PM, Jignesh Patel <jipatel@pivotal.io> wrote:
>> +1 to keeping the NOTICE file as short as possible. Some projects get into the habit
of adding copyrights & notices merely out of “courtesy” but that imposes a burden
on downstream projects (who are obliged by the ASL to pass on the NOTICE file intact).
>> Julian
> Thanks Julian for the feedback about how it is important for downstream projects! I hadn’t
thought of that — and makes perfect sense. In that spirit, we strictly only need the first
two lines, so will make the NOTICE file even simpler, and just be:
> Apache Quickstep (incubating)
> Copyright 2016 The Apache Software Foundation.
> This product includes software developed at
> The Apache Software Foundation (http://www.apache.org/ <http://www.apache.org/>).
> Portions Copyright (c) 2011-2015, Quickstep Technologies, LLC.
> Portions Copyright (c) 2015-2016, Pivotal Software, Inc.
> Cheers,
> Jignesh

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