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From Mark Miller <markrmil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Require a copyright notice in source headers
Date Thu, 18 Jul 2013 18:01:34 GMT
-1 Retain existing policy    (non-binding)


On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 12:28 PM, Masanz, James J. <Masanz.James@mayo.edu>wrote:

>
> -1 Retain existing policy    (non-binding)
>
> -- James Masanz
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: legal-discuss-return-8611-Masanz.James=mayo.edu@apache.org [mailto:
> legal-discuss-return-8611-Masanz.James=mayo.edu@apache.org] On Behalf Of
> Sam Ruby
> Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 2:12 PM
> To: legal-discuss@apache.org
> Subject: [VOTE] Require a copyright notice in source headers
>
> 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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-- 
- Mark

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