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From Henry Saputra <henry.sapu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache DistributedLog release 0.4.0-incubating
Date Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:02:46 GMT
Thanks for the review guys, will come back to dev@ list to update the
release artifacts.

- Henry

On Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 4:24 PM, Josh Elser <elserj@apache.org> wrote:

> Marvin Humphrey wrote:
>
>> On Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 2:28 PM, Henry Saputra<henry.saputra@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> The question is whether we need to keep this section:
>>>
>>> Portions of this software were developed by Twitter.
>>> Copyright Twitter, 2017
>>>
>>> in the NOTICE file. Since Twitter already signed off the source
>>> contributions, we could probably remove this section.
>>>
>>
>> Only Twitter's authorized representative may legally remove Twitter's
>> copyright notice.  Everyone else must leave it alone.
>>
>> Unless something unusual has occurred (like a new SGA from Twitter in
>> 2017),
>> there should not have been a need to update Twitter's copyright.  Josh was
>> right to flag that as weird.
>>
>> Sijie, I see that it was your commit that changed the copyright year in
>> NOTICE.  It was correct to update the ASF copyright, so please leave that
>> as
>> 2017 (and continue to updated it in future years).  For the Twitter
>> copyright,
>> please either restore the 2016 date or discuss any unusual circumstances.
>> (Feel free to ask questions, we're here to help.)
>>
>> Josh was also right to flag the addition of the "Copyright 2017 The Apache
>> Software Foundation" notices in source headers.
>>
>>      http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html#headers
>>
>>      2. Each source file should include the following license header --
>> note
>>         that there should be no copyright notice in the header:
>>
>> For individual files, contributors continue to hold copyright on their
>> contributions.  The ASF (unlike some other entities such as the FSF) does
>> not
>> require copyright assignment.  Thus the ASF only holds copyright in the
>> collection; that's what's expressed in the NOTICE file ASF copyright
>> notice.
>>
>> Marvin Humphrey
>>
>
> Marvin -- you said it much better than I could have :). Thank you for the
> clarity on this one.
>
> Sijie, just to clarify, the original request by John to update
> DistributedLog's copyright year was _just_ for DistributedLog's copyright.
> As Marvin points out, you should never be modifying the copyright from any
> bundled software (unless you are changing that bundled software and the
> copyright also changed ;))
>

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