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From Flavio Junqueira <fpjunque...@yahoo.com.INVALID>
Subject Re: Question about licenses in the Apache BookKeeper project
Date Thu, 19 Jun 2014 13:09:59 GMT
Just pigging here, since I got no feedback so far about this request.

To give some more detail, this question has been triggered by the following output of the
rat tool:

Unapproved licenses:



On 17 Jun 2014, at 23:15, Flavio Junqueira <fpjunqueira@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hello!
> Apache BookKeeper is a subproject of Apache ZooKeeper, and we are working towards a new
release. I have checked some of the asf pages with legal discussions and I couldn't get an
answer for a couple of questions about licenses in our project as we are preparing the release:
> 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?
> 2- We've needed to include some m4 files, and they include a license like this:
> #
> #   Copyright (c) 2008 Thomas Porschberg <thomas@randspringer.de>
> #   Copyright (c) 2008 Pete Greenwell <pete@mu.org>
> #
> #   Copying and distribution of this file, with or without modification, are
> #   permitted in any medium without royalty provided the copyright notice
> #   and this notice are preserved. This file is offered as-is, without any
> #   warranty.
> Is this ok to include in a release?
> Thanks,
> -Flavio

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