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From Marshall Schor <...@schor.com>
Subject Re: Test case, shindig NOTICE file
Date Mon, 10 Mar 2008 21:35:39 GMT
Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> No, it is not correct.  Thank you for pointing out where the bad advice
> is coming from on our website.
>
> NOTICES is for mandatory attributions *only*.  The kind of things you
> expect to see in an About... box when required by the licensed component
> or by the CCLA or software grant.  It should not contain any horizontal
> rules (or anything else that isn't strictly necessary).  The only bits
> that this one should contain are:
>
>    Apache Shindig
>    Copyright 2008 The Apache Software Foundation
>
>    This product includes software developed at
>    The Apache Software Foundation (http://www.apache.org/).
>
>    This product includes software (Gadget Server, Gadget Container)
>    originally developed by Google Inc. (http://code.google.com/) and
>    licensed to the ASF as the initial contribution for Shindig.
>
> A "copyright notice" is the one line that says "Copyright YYYY ...".
> It does not include the copyright license header.  It should not be
> moved unless its movement is requested by the owner of the file.
>
> ....Roy
>
We have in our notices file this:

The following copyright notice(s) were affixed to portions of the code
with which this file is now or was at one time distributed
and are placed here unaltered.

Copyright (c) 2003, 2006 IBM Corporation.  All rights reserved.

 From the above discussion, it would seem this should be removed, 
because it is not "required".  Is this correct?
-Marshall Schor


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