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From Justin Mclean <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] CouchDB 3.0.1 and 3.1.0 release plans
Date Sun, 17 May 2020 06:43:56 GMT
Hi there,
I took a look at your recent release and noticed a couple of issues. Be aware I'm not part
of your project, and I'm missing a large part of your history, so these things may have been
discussed before and are that way for good reasons.
- Your license file has an incorrect copyright line in the license appendix.
- Your notice file lists the copyright of 3rd party dependencies. This is not how a notice
file works. You need to include relevant parts from ALv2 bundled code notice files and relocated
copyrights. Relocated copyright only occurs when a 3rd party header is replaced during a software
grant. [1]
- Your release contains code that is under the Erlang Public License. This is category B and
as such can't normally be included in a source release in the form it's in. [2] I couldn't
find any discussion on this. How was it decided that this code was OK to include?

P.S I'm not subscribed to this list so please CC me on any replies.


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