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From rmetzger <...@git.apache.org>
Subject [GitHub] incubator-flink pull request: Distinguish licenses between source ...
Date Wed, 06 Aug 2014 11:32:57 GMT
GitHub user rmetzger opened a pull request:

    https://github.com/apache/incubator-flink/pull/89

    Distinguish licenses between source and binary release

    From this guide: http://www.apache.org/dev/licensing-howto.html
    I understood that we have to do the following changes:
    - Distinguish between the NOTICE / LICENSE file for source releases (top level directory)
and binary releases ( flink-dist/src/main/flink-bin/).
    - The general rule is: There has to be a NOTICE / LICENSE - entry for each bit shipped.
    
    Therefore:
    - I removed most of the contents of the top level NOTICE / LICENSE file, because the source
release does not contain anything from most of the code mentioned (for example Netty, Hadoop,
etc.). The only notices I left inside are for the JavaScript files, that are also contained
in the source release). 
    (This change assumes that we don't have to explicitly state the license/copyright of our
source dependencies. I also assume that we don't have to mention Apache Hadoop or Apache Spark,
from which we copied code into our codebase)
    
    - I removed the "APPENDIX: How to apply the Apache License to your work." sections from
our LICENSE file.
    
    
    This pull request is meant as a suggestion that is up for discussion.

You can merge this pull request into a Git repository by running:

    $ git pull https://github.com/rmetzger/incubator-flink notice06

Alternatively you can review and apply these changes as the patch at:

    https://github.com/apache/incubator-flink/pull/89.patch

To close this pull request, make a commit to your master/trunk branch
with (at least) the following in the commit message:

    This closes #89
    
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commit cb262ebf808294a1f11f2b27b7d0925cf64f644a
Author: Robert Metzger <rmetzger@apache.org>
Date:   2014-08-06T10:47:21Z

    Distinguish licenses between source and binary release
    [ci skip]

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