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From "John D. Ament (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (LEGAL-293) Adding ASF license headers to the code that came from a BSD licensed project
Date Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:39:44 GMT

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John D. Ament commented on LEGAL-293:
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Marvin,

So I just want to confirm, because I feel like we've gone full circle about what the podling
is or is not doing.  If I follow http://markmail.org/message/7rpbk2odapl2r3q3 correctly:

- Add an ASF header if we have modified the code.  Do not remove the BSD header.
- If all copyright holders of the file agree to move to ASF, then we can replace the specific
file's BSD header with ASF AL header.

And just to confirm:

- The podling is not adding a hybrid header https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-293?focusedCommentId=15877349&page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:comment-tabpanel#comment-15877349
- The podling is neither re-licensing nor sub-licensing, its more like they're dual licensing
(but that's not even 100% accurate)

If this is all correct, then my final ask is that we add a resolution indicating what to do
when modifying Cat-A source code that has not been granted via a SGA.

> Adding ASF license headers to the code that came from a BSD licensed project
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: LEGAL-293
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-293
>             Project: Legal Discuss
>          Issue Type: Question
>            Reporter: Roman Shaposhnik
>
> I'd like to ask for a final resolution of the question that got debated on legal discuss
some time ago: http://markmail.org/message/pdy6f4wg4w2hpb5g
> To put a stake in the ground I'd like to propose that we move ahead with the solution
put forward by [~fielding] http://markmail.org/message/7rpbk2odapl2r3q3



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