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From William A Rowe Jr <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: dependency on CDDL binary
Date Tue, 01 Mar 2016 18:09:13 GMT
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.

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