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From Daniel Kulp <dk...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Require a copyright notice in source headers
Date Wed, 17 Jul 2013 21:42:50 GMT

>  [ X ] -1 Retain existing policy, discouraging copyright notices
>         outside of the NOTICE file


(non-binding)

Dan


On Jul 17, 2013, at 3:11 PM, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:

> The current ASF Source Header and Copyright Notice Policy does not include, and actively
discourages, any copyright notice in the header:
> 
>  http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html
> 
> Larry Rosen has requested that any source file that contains a license header also include
a copyright notice[1], and that his vote be counted[2].  This vote is intended to resolve
that issue.
> 
> Additional background and links can be found at:
> 
>  https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-172
> 
> The vote itself will be open through Sunday July 21st with the results published on Monday
July 22nd.  Only votes from members of the Legal Affairs Committee PMC, as recorded in [3]
will be considered binding. To pass, the vote will need a minimum of three +1's and more +1's
than -1's.
> 
> Others are welcome to express their opinions, in the form of a vote. Such votes will
be tallied, but not affect the outcome.
> 
>  [ ] +1 Require a copyright notice in all source headers
>  [ ]  0 Don't care
>  [ ] -1 Retain existing policy, discouraging copyright notices
>         outside of the NOTICE file
> 
> - Sam Ruby
> 
> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-114?focusedCommentId=13704820&page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:comment-tabpanel#comment-13704820
> [2] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-114?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:comment-tabpanel&focusedCommentId=13702248#comment-13702248
> [3] https://svn.apache.org/repos/private/committers/board/committee-info.txt
> 
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Daniel Kulp
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