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From Ivan Kelly <iv...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Question about licenses in the Apache BookKeeper project
Date Thu, 19 Jun 2014 21:11:38 GMT
On Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 08:39:05AM -0700, Kevan Miller wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 3:15 PM, Flavio Junqueira <
> fpjunqueira@yahoo.com.invalid> wrote:
> 
> > 1- We have a couple of files that are automatically generated, more
> > specifically, they are generated by the protocol buffers compiler. Do they
> > need to include the Apache license?
> >
> 
> No. Presumably it is generated from your source code? Is there a reason you
> don't create these files at build time?
Simply to reduce the number of dependencies needed to build. If we
generated at build time, then the person building would need to have
the correct version of protoc installed, which is awkward given that
some projects use 2.4.1 and others use 2.5.0 and they're incompatible.

-Ivan

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