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From Luke Han <luke...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: About reference from public article and sample code
Date Thu, 26 Nov 2015 12:09:23 GMT
Thanks Mark,
Credit must be there, already communicated with author about this,
it will be included in the release news, thanks section of public pages,
and commit message looks also great idea.


Best Regards!

Luke Han

On Thu, Nov 26, 2015 at 6:27 PM, Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:

> On 26/11/2015 05:35, Luke Han wrote:
> > Hi,
> >     We have developed one module (not release yet) based on a public
> > article and it's sample code (just as beginning), also have sent mail
> > and confirmed by author to use that in anyway, would such case should go
> > through an IP clearance here, or just need to add some disclosure in
> > license file, or somewhere?
> It sounds like the sample code meets the definition of contribution in
> the ALv2 and that the author is happy for the project to use it. On that
> basis, from a purely legal perspective, you have nothing to do. There is
> no need to add anything to either LICENSE or NOTICE.
> From a social perspective I would do the following:
> - credit the author in the commit message
> - credit the author in the changelog
> Mark

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