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From "Assaf Arkin" <ar...@intalio.com>
Subject Re: Do README files need Apache license headers?
Date Sat, 09 Aug 2008 03:04:21 GMT
On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 9:47 AM, Craig L Russell <Craig.Russell@sun.com> wrote:
> Hi Rick,
>
> Anything that has intellectual property content must have the Apache license
> header.
>
> My common sense rule: If the content is generated by a human, generally it
> should have a header. If it's generated by computer (e.g. a JIRA open issue
> summary generated by JIRA itself, that you could consider a TODO list) it
> doesn't need a header.

http://www.lifeaftercoffee.com/2006/03/08/unpublished-source-code/

Assaf

>
> Craig
>
> On Aug 8, 2008, at 9:29 AM, Rick Hillegas wrote:
>
>> I am adding license headers to a number of Derby files which crept into
>> the repository without them. I'm wondering whether I should add license
>> headers to README files and/or to TODO lists.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> -Rick
>>
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>
> Craig L Russell
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