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From "Mark Thomas (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (LEGAL-234) Clarify NOTICE additions from other ASF projects
Date Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:36:18 GMT

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Mark Thomas commented on LEGAL-234:
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You can simplify that a lot. From the top of the Tomcat NOTICE file (which includes code from
various Commons components, Harmony and probably some others) :

Apache Tomcat
Copyright 1999-2016 The Apache Software Foundation

This product includes software developed at
The Apache Software Foundation (http://www.apache.org/).

...

> Clarify NOTICE additions from other ASF projects
> ------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: LEGAL-234
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-234
>             Project: Legal Discuss
>          Issue Type: Question
>            Reporter: Christopher Tubbs
>
> In Accumulo, we currently have some contents of the NOTICE file with lines like:
> Apache Accumulo
> Copyright 2011-2016 The Apache Software Foundation
> This product includes the Apache Thrift libthrift JAR file.
> Copyright 2006-2010 The Apache Software Foundation
> I couldn't find clear documentation for these, which essentially amount to duplicate
notices that the software includes ASF-copyrighted code. These aren't "third-party", after
all. In addition, the dates are different, so if these notices should be aggregated in some
way, what dates should be given? The earliest and latest dates?



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