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From Mark Struberg <strub...@yahoo.de.INVALID>
Subject Re: NOTICE statements with original donations
Date Sat, 15 Oct 2016 15:45:31 GMT
afaik it's established practice to keep the original authors mentioned in the NOTICE after
a code grant if they want it.
e.g. https://github.com/apache/bval/blob/trunk/NOTICE


LieGrue,
strub




> On Saturday, 15 October 2016, 17:42, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 15 October 2016 at 14:51, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>>  Suppose that Company X donates a project to the ASF.  Is it OK for the
>>  resulting NOTICE to include a claim about the original donator, e.g.
>> 
>>  This product includes software originally developed by
>>  Company X (http://www.company-x.com/), Copyright 2001 - 20XX.
> 
> NOTICE files need to be as minimal as possible.
> So I think the question is: under what circumstances is it *necessary*
> to include attribution in the NOTICE file?
> I'm not sure it's possible to establish that without info on the
> conditions (i.e. license) under which the donation was made.
> 
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