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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: [jira] [Commented] (LEGAL-114) License Header - Short Form?
Date Thu, 18 Feb 2016 15:13:10 GMT
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> On Feb 13, 2016, at 4:16 PM, Henri Yandell (JIRA) <jira@apache.org> wrote:
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>    [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-114?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:comment-tabpanel&focusedCommentId=15146195#comment-15146195
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> 
> Henri Yandell commented on LEGAL-114:
> -------------------------------------
> 
> LEGAL-235 raises this; so I'll re-enter the bikeshed :)
> 
> Here's a new proposed text, based 100% on the existing source header, and that "Apache
License, Version 2.0" is a recognized industry standard term.  
> 
> =======
> Short Form of Source Header
> 
> Sometimes the situation of a file is such that the recommended Apache source header is
not appropriate. Examples would be within images, minified JavaScript or PDFs. In those cases,
the following shorter form may be used. 
> 
> "Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under one or more contributor license
agreements; and to You under the Apache License, Version 2.0. "
> 
> Any additional licensing information relevant to the file (ie. that would ordinarily
be in the NOTICE) should be noted in directly the file when the short form is used. 
> 
> If you have doubts as to whether the short form is appropriate for your situation, please
contact legal-discuss@.
> =======
> 
>> License Header - Short Form?
>> ----------------------------
>> 
>>                Key: LEGAL-114
>>                URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-114
>>            Project: Legal Discuss
>>         Issue Type: Question
>>           Reporter: Roger Meier
>> 
>> Hi all
>> Today the license headers within files does need ~ 15 lines within a file.
>> This needs lot of space at the top of a file, probably too much if you have a small
README file. 
>> e.g. http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/thrift/trunk/tutorial/README?view=markup
>> Is it possible to use a smaller header reflecting the license terms within a source
or README file?
>> Can we use something like that one or a shorter one?
>> {noformat}
>> /*
>> * Copyright (c) The Apache Software Foundation
>> * Licensed to the ASF under one or more contributor license agreements
>> * (see NOTICE file distributed with this work). ASF licenses this file to you
>> * under the following license http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
>> * Software distributed is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES
>> * OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
>> */
>> {noformat}
>> Should we mention also the License identifier (Apache-2.0) used within spdx standard?
>> see http://spdx.org/licenses/
>> Thanks,
>> Roger
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