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From Josh Elser <els...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Images in source code.
Date Fri, 02 Jun 2017 22:47:35 GMT
Agreed. If I wasn't clear the first time, I did not mean to suggest to 
add a file named LICENSE* in the same directory as the images.

This would be confusing for the reason Ted also mentioned. I concur with 
his suggestion of "README" :)

On 6/2/17 6:16 PM, Ted Dunning wrote:
> I think a README would be a better name for the explanatory file.
> 
> 
> 
> On Fri, Jun 2, 2017 at 11:20 PM, James Bognar <james.bognar@salesforce.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> Thanks!
>>
>> I haven't found a metadata editor that works yet, so I'll just add a
>> LICENSE.txt file to the directory.  Hopefully that's enough.
>>
>> On Fri, Jun 2, 2017 at 4:48 PM, Josh Elser <elserj@apache.org> wrote:
>>
>>> On 6/2/17 1:15 PM, James Bognar wrote:
>>>
>>>> I just added several png files to the source tree of our podling.  I
>>>> created them myself.  Are there any best-practices on how to mark these
>> as
>>>> Apache licensed?
>>>>
>>>>
>>> I'm not sure of a good way to track this. I'm not sure if png supports
>>> arbitrary metadata which could be edited. Some ways I've seen used
>>> elsewhere to try to better propagate license/ownership:
>>>
>>> * Comments on the issue-tracker issue that introduced them citing
>>> origin/source (typically for images that are copied, not created)
>>> * Entry in LICENSE/NOTICE (shouldn't be done unnecessarily, of course)
>>> * A README in the same directory with relevant info
>>>
>>> If the images are of the podling's creation, I wouldn't be particularly
>>> worried. The copyright notice on your source-release and LICENSE are
>>> sufficient to inform downstream consumers.
>>>
>>> Probably not the answer you're looking for, but hope it helps :)
>>>
>>> - Josh
>>>
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>>
>>
>> --
>> James Bognar
>>
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