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From Henri Yandell <bay...@apache.org>
Subject Re: New copyright header policy
Date Sun, 04 Jun 2006 05:09:24 GMT

On Sat, 3 Jun 2006, Cliff Schmidt wrote:

> On Jun 2, 2006, at 6:51 PM, sebb wrote:
>> On 03/06/06, Cliff Schmidt <cliffs@apache.org> wrote:
>>> During the last ASF Board meeting, a resolution was passed to require
>>> a different licensing header in source files plus requirements for
>>> copyright notices.  PMCs are not required to make any changes to past
>>> releases, but must apply these new rules to all distributions
>>> released on or after August 1, 2006.
>> Does this also apply to HTML and other files published via the web-sites?
> Good question!  No; we don't have a NOTICE file for web sites. Instead, we 
> should do a "Terms of Use" or "Legal Information" link in the footer of web 
> pages to handle the same thing.  We don't have one standard policy on this, 
> but this is what I think we should start doing.  So nothing required to do 
> for web pages right now; we'll probably phase that in over time.
>> And does it apply to documentation files included in releases?
> Yes

Some projects include their site in the release as documentation. Does 
that cause problems? Does the site then become a Yes?


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