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From Stefano Bagnara <apa...@bago.org>
Subject Re: Reuse of ASF source code and NOTICE
Date Wed, 20 Aug 2008 17:34:03 GMT
Matthias Wessendorf ha scritto:
>> Yes! If you don't want to make the "credits" viral then you use the README.
>> If you want the Oracle credits to be virally present in any derivation of
>> that work then you leave it in the NOTICE.
> 
> I am not 100% on Oracle's position about that ;-)
> 
>> I don't have any request for you to move from NOTICE to README, I'm just
>> trying to understand what kind of mistake I did when I copied
>> Base64OutputStream from Trinidad and not added the Oracle credits to our
>> NOTICE. If Oracle is happy with the credits being not viral and moved from
>> NOTICE to README then this would probably backwardly fix my mistake, but
>> anyway I have already fixed any future release of our product (adding Oracle
>> credit to our NOTICE for now and proposing a different implementation of
>> Base64OutputStream that is also more efficient).
> 
> Well, I am not an offical speaks man, but I bet there is nobody that
> has any problems.
> 
> @Base64OutputStream: do you mind to "fix" ours as well ? :-)

Maybe we are OT now, but you can find it attached to MIME4J-71 for 
review. https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MIME4J-71

Feel free to take it from there (the grant for inclusion has been 
granted) or to wait for us to review and release the next mime4j if you 
want "checked" code.

Stefano

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