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From James Bognar <jamesbog...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Guidance on copyrights in sample code.
Date Tue, 04 Jul 2017 00:08:26 GMT
Hrm...that sort of complicates the example.

Here's the example code that creates an Atom feed DTO with a copyright...

Feed f = new Feed()
   ...
   .rights("Copyright (c) 2016, Apache Foundation")
   ...


How about just "Copyright (c) ..."?


On Mon, Jul 3, 2017 at 8:02 PM, Craig Russell <apache.clr@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi James,
>
> Instead of including "Copyright (c) 2001, Apache Foobar Foundation" in the
> sample code, would it be possible/easy to "assume the copyright notice is
> in a file and include the file contents here".
>
> That is probably how you would want to do it anyway, considering the task
> of updating copyright years should be limited to one file per distribution
> in downstream users, similar to the single copyright notice that an Apache
> project has in its distribution.
>
> Craig
>
> > On Jul 3, 2017, at 2:37 PM, James Bognar <jamesbognar@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > Need some quick guidance.
> >
> > On the release vote for Juneau 6.3.0, Justin Mclean made this note...
> > "There's a number of "Copyright (c) 2016, Apache Foundation” in the
> > documentation you may want to update the year."
> >
> > I tracked it down to sample code where the copyright statement itself was
> > sample code.  (i.e. showing how to create an ATOM feed with an embedded
> > copyright statement).
> >
> > Can I change it to the following so that it's not flagged in the future?
> >
> > "Copyright (c) 2001, Apache Foobar Foundation”
> >
> > Or better ideas?
>
> Craig L Russell
> Secretary, Apache Software Foundation
> clr@apache.org http://db.apache.org/jdo
>
>
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