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From Roland Weber <ossf...@dubioso.net>
Subject Re: Copyright notices attached to JIRA issues
Date Thu, 20 Dec 2007 07:55:09 GMT
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Subject: Re: Copyright notices attached to JIRA issues
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2007 03:36:10 +0100
From: Roland Weber <rolandw@apache.org>
To: Legal Discuss <legal-discuss@apache.org>
References: <E467D91E-58D7-49AE-B73B-0D7A95BE15D6@SUN.com>

Hello Craig,

> 1. The new files contributed with the patch conform to the guidance "How
> to apply the Apache License to your own work" at the bottom of
> http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
>
> 2. The new files contributed don't conform to the guidance "Source File
> Headers for Code Developed at the ASF" at
> http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html#header-existingcopyright
> [...]
>
> How can we get JIRA contributions to have the proper notice?

I suggest to be pragmatic about it. Explain the problem in a comment
to the JIRA issue and ask the contributor for approval to the change,
or for a revised patch. It'll happen at most once per contributor ;-)
A page on your web site on "how to submit patches" might also help.

cheers,
  Roland



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