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From "Cliff Schmidt" <cliffschm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: .exe within distros
Date Tue, 29 Aug 2006 22:01:39 GMT
On 8/7/06, Andrus Adamchik <aadamchik@apache.org> wrote:
> Trying to figure out how to apply the license policy outlined here to
> Cayenne Windows distribution:
>
> http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html#faq-binaries
>
>
> Simplified Cayenne distro layout looks like this:
>
> cayenne-x.x.x.zip
>     LICENSE
>     NOTICE
>     bin/
>       CayenneModeler.exe
>     lib/
>       cayenne-modeler.jar
>     ...
>
>
> In other words, the distribution is a ZIP file that contains expected
> NOTICE and LICENSE at the top. "CayenneModeler.exe" is a launcher
> within this file (generated with NSIS) that starts a Java Modeler tool.
>
> Question - do we need to do anything special license-wise with the
> CayenneModeler.exe launcher file?

No -- as long as you have a NOTICE and LICENSE file at the top of the
unit of distribution (which appears to be the parent .zip file, not
the included .exe file), you are covered.

> I would think no, as the parent ZIP
> file already contains a NOTICE and LICENSE and the policy states that
> "the LICENSE file and NOTICE file are still both required within
> every ASF *distribution*", which is what we do already.

You thought right.

Sorry for such a slow response on this one.

Cliff

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