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From Guillaume Nodet <guillaume.no...@worldonline.fr>
Subject Re: License
Date Wed, 26 Apr 2006 18:03:07 GMT
IANAL  but the copyright and the license are completely different and 
unrelated things.
 From what I understand, the license deals with that you can do with a 
software and the
copyright deals with who owns it ... 

Guillaume Nodet

Ryan Shoemaker - JavaSoft East wrote:

> Guillaume Nodet wrote:
>> The web site says that stax-utils uses the BSD license.
>> However the provided link is only a template and I have to include 
>> the full license for redistribution.
>> Could someone fill the BSD template and publish it somewhere (web 
>> site, cvs ..), thanks
> I think linking to the template is the way java.net projects work
> by default.
> Anyway, the issue is that different contributors hold copyright
> on their own contributions, so there isn't one master license we
> can check in.  I see three versions of the BSD license in the
> workspace with the following copyright:
>  * Copyright (c) 2004, Christian Niles, unit12.net
>  * Copyright (c) 2004, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
>  * Copyright (c) 2006, John Kristian
> So, what should we do?  Should we have some kind of license file at
> the top of the workspace that says something like:
>   Portions copyright:
>       Christian Niles, unit12.net
>       Sun Microsystems, Inc.
>       John Kristian
> Thoughts?
> --Ryan
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