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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: dependency on CDDL binary
Date Wed, 02 Mar 2016 12:30:57 GMT

> On Mar 1, 2016, at 1:09 PM, William A Rowe Jr <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
> 
> On Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 2:43 PM, Henri Yandell <bayard@apache.org> wrote:
> Regardless of the requirement, I think a tenet we should apply is that we provide our
users with the licensing information relevant to the bytes we send their way.
> 
> For example, there's no requirement with public-domain, or zlib-licensing, to inform
a user of the license, but we would/should still do so.
> 
> Note that with public domain, it is not recognized in all jurisdictions,
> and some public domain works carry a "backup" permissive license 
> as a backstop for those users.  I had just added one such case for
> the APR project to its LICENSE file.


Agreed. It is for this reason that Creative Commons has
created their own "public domain" license to serve as
just such a backup.
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