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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: NOTICE statements with original donations
Date Sat, 15 Oct 2016 16:21:11 GMT
However are those practices based on actual requirements?

Projects copy other projects, as is being suggested here.
One popular incorrect source can result in lots of copies, and it then
becomes incorrectly established.

On 15 October 2016 at 16:45, Mark Struberg <struberg@yahoo.de.invalid> wrote:
> 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
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> LieGrue,
> strub
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>> 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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