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From Craig Russell <apache....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Update LICENSE-2.0.html#apply to include canonical repository location
Date Mon, 11 Jun 2018 22:30:06 GMT

> On Jun 11, 2018, at 2:54 PM, Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> I also think this would be useful.
> 
> Also, if we're willing to update the apply section to suggest including a canonical location,
can we also update our own canonical locations for the license itself to specify https://
instead of http:// (in the same apply section, and in the name/version informational text
which precedes the license).

This is also a good idea.

Craig

> 
> It makes sense to do this concurrently with the above, as a singular statement about
the importance of making sure the the canonical "home" for a piece of work is available and
secure.
> 
> On Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 4:58 PM Roman Shaposhnik <roman@shaposhnik.org <mailto:roman@shaposhnik.org>>
wrote:
> This sounds like a very useful addition to me. My understanding
> is that text of the header itself is not really a legal document of
> any kind and as such it will be up to use to decide of what we
> recommend goes in there.
> 
> Thanks,
> Roman.
> 
> On Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 12:15 PM, Craig Russell <apache.clr@gmail.com <mailto:apache.clr@gmail.com>>
wrote:
> > I'd like to propose a small change to
> > http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0.html#apply <http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0.html#apply>
to add a
> > recommendation to include a reference to the canonical repository of the
> > work.
> >
> > As an example, this appears to be best practice to me:
> >
> > // Protocol Buffers - Google's data interchange format
> > // Copyright 2008 Google Inc.  All rights reserved.
> > // http://code.google.com/p/protobuf/ <http://code.google.com/p/protobuf/>
> > //
> >
> > 1. The existing text for licensing non-Apache files:
> >
> > Licensed 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 <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.
> >
> > 2. The proposed text for licensing non-Apache files:
> >
> > Copyright [yyyy] [name of copyright owner]Copyright [yyyy] [name of
> > copyright owner]
> > [canonical http:// source repository location]
> >
> > Licensed 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 <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.
> >
> > Craig L Russell
> > Secretary, Apache Software Foundation
> > clr@apache.org <mailto:clr@apache.org> http://db.apache.org/jdo <http://db.apache.org/jdo>
> >
> 
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Craig L Russell
Secretary, Apache Software Foundation
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