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From Sam Ruby <ru...@intertwingly.net>
Subject Re: Is the BSD License a NOTICE for the purposes of 3rd party licensing policy?
Date Mon, 17 Aug 2009 19:32:44 GMT
On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 2:27 PM, Robert Burrell
Donkin<rdonkin@apache.org> wrote:
> Hash: SHA512
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-59 arose on the incubator
> list. i'm agnostic but a definite decision would resolve the debate
> about whether it needs to be included in the NOTICE.
> opinions?

My opinion: no.

NOTICE is for things notices intended for end-users.  Things like
clause for in the Apache Software License, version 1.1, and the UC
Berkley advertising clause in the original BSD license.

Think in terms of what information would be required to appear in an
'about' panel, if the product in question had a GUI.

- Sam Ruby

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