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From "Henri Yandell" <>
Subject Re: License Headers (was Re: ServletRequestAware Interface doubled)
Date Sat, 03 Feb 2007 06:41:38 GMT
On 2/1/07, Ted Husted <> wrote:
> All release *must* include the license.txt ... and ... all source
> files *should* include the header. So, assuming there's a difference
> between "must" and "should", I would say that we only need to correct
> it in future releases.
> *
> The rationale for "should" is to cover the case where the source file
> becomes detached from the distribution. And, in this case, we're only
> talking about an interface.
> From the discussion, I'm thinking 2.0.4 is only going to be beta
> anyway, so we should just fix it for 2.0.5, and move on.

My understanding is that 'beta' or 'ga' makes no difference - they're
both distributed items and are the same as far as the legal policies
are concerned.

Even nightly builds are subject to the policies if we're deemed to be
actively telling people to download a file.


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