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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Copyright notices in NOTICE file
Date Fri, 04 Sep 2009 12:16:03 GMT
On 04/09/2009, Todd Volkert <tvolkert@gmail.com> wrote:
> Jukka,
>
> Just to clarify, in your judgement, are Pivot's NOTICE and LICENSE files
> correct as they stand now?
>
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/pivot/trunk/NOTICE

The NOTICE file is supposed to be as short as possible, so the ===
dividers need to go.

> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/pivot/trunk/LICENSE
>
> Thanks,
> -T
>
>
> On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 7:59 AM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 12:40 PM, Todd Volkert<tvolkert@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Apache Pivot (incubating) contains the following snippet in project's
> the
> > > NOTICE file:
> > >
> > >     Portions of this software were developed at VMware, Inc.
> > >     (http://www.vmware.com/).  Copyright (c) 2009 VMware, Inc.
> > >
> > > This is because the code was originally developed at VMware and then
> > > contributed to the ASF and made open source, under the AL 2.0 license.
> Per
> > > the policy outlined at
> http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html, I
> > > believe the notice above to be correct, but during a recent release vote
> > >
> (http://www.mail-archive.com/general@incubator.apache.org/msg22403.html),
> > > the point got raised that the snippet above fails to mention any
> associated
> > > license with respect to VMware.
> > >
> > > What's the ASF legal policy with respect to this matter?
> >
> > All license information should go to the LICENSE file.
> >
> > Mentioning the license terms in NOTICE is troublesome since ALv2
> > allows redistribution under different terms but requires that the
> > notices in NOTICE be included in derivative works.
> >
> > BR,
> >
> > Jukka Zitting
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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