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From "Jens Geyer" <je...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Legal Header in Unreleased Code
Date Fri, 07 Jun 2019 07:04:09 GMT
Hi,

unreleased code may still be in a publicly visible GitHub master branch. After all, this is
OPEN source.

But IANAL, so only my $0,02.

JensG



From: Pierre Smits 
Sent: Friday, June 7, 2019 8:59 AM
To: legal-discuss@apache.org 
Subject: Legal Header in Unreleased Code

Hi all, 

Is it required to have the 'legal header' (as shown below) in unreleased, but published code?

  <!--

  Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under one

  or more contributor license agreements.  See the NOTICE file

  distributed with this work for additional information

  regarding copyright ownership.  The ASF licenses this file

  to you under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the

  "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance

  with the License.  You may obtain a copy of the License at



  http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0



  Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing,

  software distributed under the License is distributed on an

  "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY

  KIND, either express or implied.  See the License for the

  specific language governing permissions and limitations

  under the License.


  -->


Some Members say an ASF project that does not release code does not have to have the section
in their code file.

Best regards,

Pierre Smits 

Apache Trafodion, Vice President
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