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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Proposal for 10.2 release schedule
Date Sun, 25 Jun 2006 02:08:26 GMT
derby@segel.com wrote:

>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Daniel John Debrunner [mailto:djd@apache.org]
>>The original contribution of Derby was from IBM, hence IBM has the
>>copyright on all those original files. The ASF policy is not to have
>>individiual copyright statements in each source file and the new policy
>>(I think) is to remove the copyright statement in each source file,
>>leaving just the reference to the Apache Licence in the source file.
> [mjs] 
> That would not be a good idea, and I suggest that you have IP attorneys from
> IBM make a final recommendation on this. (No need for Apache to spend money
> if IBM has the resources and its in IBM's best interest to do something.)
> Here's why:

<legal stuff snipped>

Michael, you should probably check out the legal-disucss mailing list
archives, I'm sure all of this was covered.


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