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From "Christopher Tubbs (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (LEGAL-234) Clarify NOTICE additions from other ASF projects
Date Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:41:18 GMT

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Christopher Tubbs commented on LEGAL-234:
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We have those lines already. But if that is sufficient to replace the mention of individual
ASF projects, what about the dates? Accumulo became an ASF project in 2011, but contains code
from other projects, dated prior to that.

> 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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