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From Ralph Goers <Ralph.Go...@dslextreme.com>
Subject Re: Proposed header text at the top of each LICENSE file
Date Thu, 24 Nov 2005 06:20:59 GMT
Cliff Schmidt wrote:

> On Nov 23, 2005, at 6:09 PM, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
>> No, it is supposed to include ALL of the licenses applicable to that
>> distribution.  For example,
>>    http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/httpd/httpd/trunk/LICENSE
> Funny you say that, because I've been trying to tell folks the same  
> thing.  When I said above, "which currently only includes a copy of  
> the Apache License", I was really referring to the way I believe most  
> projects are actually operating today, not the way that you and I  
> would both agree is preferable (and the way a minority of projects  
> are doing things).
Well, I just don't see how one license file is workable.  Take a look at 
http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/cocoon/trunk/legal/.  Cocoon regularly 
updates jars and updates licenses. Trying to do that in one file would 
be unmanageable.

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