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From sebb <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache Gobblin 0.12.0 release RC2
Date Sun, 01 Apr 2018 12:52:52 GMT
On 1 April 2018 at 13:28, Justin Mclean <> wrote:
> Hi,
>> non-bundled Dependencies are irrelevant to the contents of NOTICE and LICENSE.
> Yep 100% agree.
>> Though of course the license does affect whether it is allowed to be a
>> dependency.
> Also agree.
>> NOTICE and LICENSE are only for bits that are bundled in the release artifact.
> Yep 100% in agreement.
>> The LICENSE file must reflect the license(s) for all the bundled bits.
> Yep - in this case it’s missing some stuff here but that’s minor.
>> The NOTICE file must include all required notices and nothing more.
> And in this case it includes more than is needed. Do you disagree?

I have not looked at the NOTICE file.
I was responding to your statement:

"if something is bundled then it's license and copyright needs to be

As noted above, I don't think that is true.

>> Bundled 3rd party code *can* affect the NOTICE file.
>> That's why it is important to only include required notices.
> But usually doesn’t with MIT or BSD licenses as is the case here. In most cases required
notices are quite rare.

Indeed, but that does not make the statement true.

> Thanks,
> Justin
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