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From "Eddie Epstein" <eaepst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release uimacpp-2.2.2-02 as uimacpp-2.2.2-incubating
Date Wed, 13 Aug 2008 20:29:19 GMT
On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 9:47 AM, Thilo Goetz <twgoetz@gmx.de> wrote:
>>
>>> - I'm unclear on the use of the APR in UIMACPP.  I see APR
>>>  headers in the UIMACPP binary distribution.  The APR NOTICE
>>>  file contains several acknowledgments that should be in
>>>  the UIMACPP NOTICE file *if* UIMACPP uses APR.
>>
>> I can't find instructions to that effect. Can you please give me a
>> pointer?
>
> Hm, recent discussions on legal-discuss, for example here:
> http://markmail.org/message/qzvx2yb6msmo23kr
>
> Basically, the notice file needs to contain all required
> attributions.  If the notice file of APR contains an
> attribution, and we're shipping APR, our notice file needs
> to contain that attribution, because we're shipping the
> code that made the APR folks put those statements into
> their notice file in the first place.  We can trust APR
> to get the attributions right, but since we're not shipping
> the APR notice file, we need to copy the attributions over
> to our notice file, so they don't get lost.  Does that make
> sense?
>
> If we're shipping only parts of APR, and we're sure we're
> ommitting those things that required those attributions,
> we can leave them out of our notice file.  However, that
> way seems unnecessarily brittle.  Just copy over the stuff
> from the APR notice file, and remember to do this every
> time you update your APR version :-)
>

Part of the APR notice has been added, but not the reference to MD5 as
this is not used or redistributed, and would burden uimacpp with
unnecessary cryptography registration requirements.

Thanks,
Eddie

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