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From Dan Diephouse <...@envoisolutions.com>
Subject Re: Generated Sources in SVN
Date Sun, 05 Nov 2006 19:32:59 GMT
robert burrell donkin wrote:

>On Tue, 2006-10-31 at 15:20 -0800, Henri Yandell wrote:
>>Punts upwards to a more clueful tier of support - Geir/Cliff?
>>On 10/31/06, Dan Diephouse <dan@envoisolutions.com> wrote:
>>>Hi all,
>>>Can anyone from legal confirm whether or not sources which were
>>>generated and checked into SVN need to have an Apache license header? In
>>>our case someone has downloaded a schema [1], generated beans, checked
>>>them into SVN and  left the schema only on their local machine (no
>>>longer needed).
>FWIW i tell people that generated documents do not require headers. AIUI
>it's the sources which are important from the copyright perspective. be
>good to know whether this is right or not then add something to the
>legal FAQ...
>- robert
This stance makes sense to me. Based on my limited legal knowledge, 
they're generated so there is no one who owns the copyright, unless we 
have a policy of going around and collecting CLAs from programs which I 
don't know about....  :-)

- Dan

Dan Diephouse
(616) 971-2053
Envoi Solutions LLC

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