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From "Henri Yandell (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (LEGAL-224) Can Apache projects use Doxygen-generated config files?
Date Wed, 17 Feb 2016 19:14:18 GMT

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Henri Yandell commented on LEGAL-224:

Could you prod on the Doxygen ticket Ryan?

> Can Apache projects use Doxygen-generated config files?
> -------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: LEGAL-224
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-224
>             Project: Legal Discuss
>          Issue Type: Task
>            Reporter: Ryan Blue
> Avro uses Doxygen to generate C# and C++ documentation. Doxygen is configured by [a "Doxyfile"|https://github.com/apache/avro/blob/trunk/lang/c++/Doxyfile]
that appears to have been generated from [a GPL licensed doc within Doxygen|https://github.com/doxygen/doxygen/blob/master/src/config.xml]
and then changed for the needs of the project. Can Avro use this Doxyfile, or should the project
create a new Doxyfile with only the configuration options it needs and none of the comments
from the configuration template?
> I should also note that while the source file has a GPL license header, the Doxyfile
does not.
> Several other projects appear to use a similar Doxyfile, like [ORC|https://github.com/apache/orc/blob/master/c%2B%2B/Doxyfile]
and [Celix|https://github.com/apache/celix/blob/master/Doxyfile.in].

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