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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@gbiv.com>
Subject Re: Can we use LICENSE.md and NOTICE.md?
Date Mon, 04 Nov 2013 05:22:32 GMT
Yes, please feel free to use whatever extensions are most appropriate
and useful to your audience.  What matters is the content.  However,
note that you may need to tweak any associated testing tools (rat)
that attempt to verify that the content is included.

....Roy

On Nov 3, 2013, at 3:24 PM, Henri Yandell wrote:

> More aggressively, is LICENSE.* okay, is NOTICE.* okay?  ie: .doc, .pdf, .html etc. 
> 
> 
> On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 10:01 AM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I see the following FAQ about using .txt file extensions:
> 
> http://www.apache.org/dev/apply-license.html#license-file-name
> 
> But I'd like to know if the CouchDB project can use .md or .rst
> extensions. I'd also like to slightly tweak the content of these files
> so that they parse as Markdown or ReST. (We have not decided on a
> preferred "plain text" format.)
> 
> My goal here is that the files display nicely on Github. Which may
> seem like a trivial concern, but I think it will help to make the
> project more attractive to that community, and thus stands to increase
> the number of contributions we receive. As a major chain of
> supermarkets in the UK says in their advertising: every little helps!
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> --
> Noah Slater
> https://twitter.com/nslater
> 
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