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From Mike Drob <md...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Question Regarding a BSD-3 Type license to be used in a Incubating Release?
Date Wed, 12 Jul 2017 18:13:24 GMT
You can add it to your repo.

Include the license in your top level LICENSE file and include a pointer to
what it applies to.

On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 1:07 PM, Raymundo Panduro <rpanduro@apache.org>
wrote:

> For Apache SPOT (Incubating) Project
>
> We are using an external file (topojson.js) from and external developer
> with the following license that looks like BSD-3 type
>
> Copyright (c) 2012-2016, Michael Bostock All rights reserved.
> Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
> modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:
> •                    Redistributions of source code must retain the above
> copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
> •                    Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the
> above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following
> disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the
> distribution.
> •                    The name Michael Bostock may not be used to endorse
> or promote products derived from this software without specific prior
> written permission.
> THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS
> IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
> THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
> PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL MICHAEL BOSTOCK BE LIABLE FOR ANY
> DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES
> (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR
> SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER
> CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT
> LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY
> OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH
> DAMAGE.
>
> My question is: Can we include this file in our repo? if Yes, should we
> add this BSD-3 license in the header on the file since it does not have the
> license as a header.
>
> If not, what  do you recommend to proceed on how to manage the file and
> its consumption for our project. ??
>
> Thanks!
>
>
>
>

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