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From "Robert Burrell Donkin" <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Oversized NOTICE for binary distributions (Was: [jsieve] Any more TODO before 0.2 release?)
Date Thu, 19 Jun 2008 20:44:10 GMT
On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 7:36 PM, Stefano Bagnara <apache@bago.org> wrote:
> Robert Burrell Donkin ha scritto:
>>
>> On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 10:37 AM, Stefano Bagnara <apache@bago.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> Robert Burrell Donkin ha scritto:
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 7:56 PM, Stefano Bagnara <apache@bago.org>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> [...]
>>>>> If you want to strictly follow #2 rule then all of them will need a
>>>>> different NOTICE/LICENSE for each package but as you can see this is
an
>>>>> extensive list and they all use the same file. If this is really an
>>>>> issue
>>>>> for the board
>>>>
>>>> no: this a matter for the PMCs and legal affairs
>>>
>>> Cool!
>>> I only head "Legal Affairs" in the context of 3rd party before: "Licenses
>>> not appearing on these lists must be explicitly approved by the ASF Legal
>>> Affairs officer prior to distribution."
>>> So, as long as we comply with what is already written in the 3rd party
>>> document we (JAMES PMC) can decide whatever we want and there is no ASF
>>> policy for this?
>>
>> IIRC the 3rd party document is just a draft. what matters is complying
>> with the policy about LICENSE and NOTICE documents described in other
>> places
>
> I know this http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html
> and I monitor http://www.apache.org/legal/ and referred documents.
> Is there anything else I should know / any other policy?

the older location is http://www.apache.org/dev

>> but yes, the policy is relatively wide and JAMES is relatively free to
>> decide
>
> Good to know.
>
>>>>> and #2 is a rule for the board then the board should read this
>>>>> list and take action to allow people understand there is such a rule,
>>>>> because WE (ASF committers) are not really aware of all of this stuff:
>>>>> we
>>>>> need as few rules as possible, but written somewhere :-)
>>>>
>>>> no: this a matter for the PMCs and legal affairs
>>>
>>> Sorry but this is not clear. In this specific case: is it something we
>>> can
>>> decide ourselves or something we should submit to legal affairs?
>>> Should I open a JIRA issue on the new LEGAL JIRA for this?
>>
>> the board delegates to the legal-affairs on issues such as this. so
>> legal affairs needs to be contacts, not the board.
>
> Are the "LEGAL" JIRA project and the legal-discuss list the right places to
> contact this "Legal-affairs" ?

unless it's confidential, yes

- robert

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