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From Kevan Miller <kevan.mil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Question about licenses in the Apache BookKeeper project
Date Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:39:05 GMT
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?


> 2- We've needed to include some files from the boost c++ libraries, and
> they include a license like this:
>
> # LICENSE
> #
> #   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?
>

Yes. Seems fine to me. I know it's used by other projects. I don't see it
in the approved license list, but there has been some discussions,
previously...

--kevan

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