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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.


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