spark-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Reynold Xin <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Spark 1.5.1 (RC1)
Date Thu, 24 Sep 2015 17:56:10 GMT
I forked a new thread for this. Please discuss NOTICE file related things
there so it doesn't hijack this thread.

On Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 10:51 AM, Sean Owen <> wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 6:45 PM, Richard Hillegas <>
> wrote:
> > Under your guidance, I would be happy to help compile a NOTICE file which
> > follows the pattern used by Derby and the JDK. This effort might proceed
> in
> > parallel with vetting 1.5.1 and could be targeted at a later release
> > vehicle. I don't think that the ASF's exposure is greatly increased by
> one
> > more release which follows the old pattern.
> I'd prefer to use the ASF's preferred pattern, no? That's what we've
> been trying to do and seems like we're even required to do so, not
> follow a different convention. There is some specific guidance there
> about what to add, and not add, to these files. Specifically, because
> the AL2 requires downstream projects to embed the contents of NOTICE,
> the guidance is to only include elements in NOTICE that must appear
> there.
> Put it this way -- what would you like to change specifically? (you
> can start another thread for that)
> >> My assessment (just looked before I saw Sean's email) is the same as
> >> his. The NOTICE file embeds other projects' licenses.
> >
> > This may be where our perspectives diverge. I did not find those licenses
> > embedded in the NOTICE file. As I see it, the licenses are cited but not
> > included.
> Pretty sure that was meant to say that NOTICE embeds other projects'
> "notices", not licenses. And those notices can have all kinds of
> stuff, including licenses.
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail:
> For additional commands, e-mail:

View raw message