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From "Matthias Wessendorf" <mat...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Reuse of ASF source code and NOTICE
Date Wed, 20 Aug 2008 17:25:12 GMT
> 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 ? :-)

-Matthias

>
> Thank you for your feedback,
> Stefano
>
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