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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: use of LICENSE and NOTICE
Date Mon, 26 Mar 2012 02:23:46 GMT
Ah! Thanks for the pointer. That clears it up for me.
On Mar 25, 2012 9:08 PM, "sebb" <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 24 March 2012 17:20, Greg Stein <gstein@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hey all,
> >
> > There seems to be a lack of clear policy around what goes in LICENSE
> > vs NOTICE. (ref: recent AOO thread on general@incubator)
> >
> > My understanding is that *only* the ALv2 goes into LICENSE. That is
> > the license for the overall release. Then, according to ALv2 4(d),
> > other licenses and copyright notifications go into the NOTICE file.
> >
>
> Huh?
>
> That's not my understanding at all.
>
> See [1] et seq
>
>
> > However, looking at httpd's LICENSE/NOTICE (ref [1], and the direction
> > given to AOO), this is not the pattern being followed. Multiple
> > licenses are placed into LICENSE, and some random assortment of other
> > things are placed into NOTICE.
>
> The "random assortment" is "mandatory information required by the
> product's software licenses."
>
> > Can we get a clear statement of how to use LICENSE and NOTICE?
>
> How about:
>
> [1] http://www.apache.org/dev/release.html#notice-content
>
> > Thanks,
> > -g
> >
> > [1] http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/httpd/httpd/trunk/
> >
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