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From Roman Shaposhnik <ro...@shaposhnik.org>
Subject Re: Update LICENSE-2.0.html#apply to include canonical repository location
Date Mon, 11 Jun 2018 23:30:41 GMT
On Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 3:30 PM, Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 6:16 PM Roman Shaposhnik <roman@shaposhnik.org>
> wrote:
>>
>> On Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 2:54 PM, Michael Mior <mmior@apache.org> wrote:
>> > While we're on the topic of changes to the license,
>>
>> That is in fact, an implicit question I'm asking: are we changing
>> the license or merely a *suggestion* of how to apply the license
>> to the work?
>>
>> On one hand, the text is part of the LICENSE, on the other hand
>> it clearly is marked as an APPENDIX
>>
>
>
> IANAL, but it looks to me like the parts being suggested to change are not
> part of the LICENSE itself, but are part of the LICENSE PAGE or LICENSE
> DOCUMENT, which have no bearing on the LICENSE at all, and are merely ways
> to identify the current location/version/name of the license, and
> instructions on how to use it.
>
> It seems to me that the LICENSE is the text (not including presentation
> markup, such as html) between "TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR USE, REPRODUCTION,
> AND DISTRIBUTION" and "END OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS", and nobody has
> suggested changing anything in that range of text.

FWIW: this is my reading as well.

Thanks,
Roman.

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