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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: About reference from public article and sample code
Date Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:11:58 GMT
+1
> On Nov 26, 2015, at 7:09 AM, Luke Han <luke.hq@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 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.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> 
> 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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