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From "Kevan Miller (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (LEGAL-134) [AMBER-11][AMBER-12] patch with Newcastle University Copyright
Date Tue, 08 May 2012 15:45:49 GMT

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Kevan Miller commented on LEGAL-134:
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> The only thing in question is the copyright notice in the header. Is it a concern?

Right. IMO, no. I think Amber should get on with their lives... ;-)
                
> [AMBER-11][AMBER-12] patch with Newcastle University Copyright
> --------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: LEGAL-134
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-134
>             Project: Legal Discuss
>          Issue Type: Question
>            Reporter: Antonio Sanso
>
> Over in AMBER-11 and AMBER-12 someone (2 project members with a signed ICLA) have contributed
patch with a Newcastle University copyright.
> The Amber project has been on incubator fro a while and we would like to try to graduate.
In order to do it we need to solve some potential legal issue as the copyright.
> The copyright looks like
> /**
>  *       Copyright 2010 Newcastle University
>  *
>  *          http://research.ncl.ac.uk/smart/
>  *
>  * Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under one or more
>  * contributor license agreements.  See the NOTICE file distributed with
>  * this work for additional information regarding copyright ownership.
>  * The ASF licenses this file to You under the Apache License, Version 2.0
>  * (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with
>  * the License.  You may obtain a copy of the License at
>  *
>  *      http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
>  *
>  * Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
>  * distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
>  * WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
>  * See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
>  * limitations under the License.
>  */
> Is this code useable in Apache Amber?
> Is this copyright statement in line with Apache rules/policies ? If not are we allowed
to change?
> More details in [0]
> [0] http://markmail.org/message/p2taqtcvnxw4o6ri

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