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From Marvin Humphrey <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Kafka 0.7.1-incubating (Candidate 2)
Date Fri, 22 Jun 2012 00:42:19 GMT
Hi, Jun,

On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 5:29 PM, Jun Rao <> wrote:
> I agree that to the benefit of users, it would be reasonable for Apache
> projects to include license/notice for all dependant jars (directly or
> indirectly) in a release. However, this has to be done automatically by
> tools, not manually by human beings. IMO, without such tools, it's unfair
> (and error prone) to make this a requirement for all Apache projects.

Obeying dependency license provisions is not an ASF policy, it's a legal
requirement.  Fairness is immaterial.

If you bundle the bits, you must deal with the licensing and you must get it

Marvin Humphrey

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