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From Matt Sicker <boa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Legal Header in Unreleased Code
Date Sun, 09 Jun 2019 16:55:51 GMT
Some file formats don’t support comments natively, too. For example,
standard JSON doesn’t support them (even though many parsers do).

On Sun, Jun 9, 2019 at 05:32, Luciano Resende <luckbr1975@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 7, 2019 at 12:59 AM Pierre Smits <pierresmits@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >
> > Thank you, Justin. That was fast. Kudos! And it is good to know that the
> topic has come up before.
> >
> > Reading that section of the link provided, I can now see where the
> differences in viewpoints stem from, and will continue to lead to confusion.
> > The 2nd aspect states:
> >
> > Each source file should include the following license header
> >
> >
> > The 'should' implies that there may be exceptions, where it is not
> required to have the section in play.
> >
> > Is there a possibility to
> >
> > replace the 'should' with 'must', or
> > have the section of [1] enhanced with a limited list of exceptions?
> >
> >
> > [1] https://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html#headers
> >
>
> I believe the "should" is due to, in some cases, a different header
> might be in use (e.g. a source file with a valid and compatible
> license other then ASL)
>
> One example that comes to the top of my head is some spec schema files
> we used to have in Tuscany (you will need to view source to see the
> contents of the file)
>
> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tuscany/sca-java-2.x/trunk/modules/assembly-xsd/src/main/resources/sca-1.1-cd06.xsd
>
>
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> Luciano Resende
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> http://lresende.blogspot.com/
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Matt Sicker <boards@gmail.com>

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