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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Can we use LICENSE.md and NOTICE.md?
Date Mon, 04 Nov 2013 14:12:16 GMT
Thanks Roy.

On 4 November 2013 06:22, Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com> wrote:
> 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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>



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