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From Justin Mclean <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Daffodil (incubating) 2.1.0-rc3
Date Sat, 12 May 2018 00:07:48 GMT
I think the confusion around copyrights in NOTICE files happens because
when you bundle a 3rd party ALv2 for with a minimum NOTICE file it is
likely that it contains a copyright line you need to copy into your NOTICE
file. But for other permissive licenses you don't do this.

On Sat., 12 May 2018, 8:53 am Justin Mclean, <>

> Hi,
> > My understanding is that the if the license writes that the copyright
> notice needs to be retained then it needs to go into the NOTICE. But that
> is not completely clear here. [2]
> The license file normally includes the copyright line and so it will be
> included in LICENSE and there is no need to add it to NOTICE. Only
> relocated copyright lines need to be mentioned in NOTICE, 3rd party notices
> (which are rare and AFAIK no Category A license has them), and information
> from the NOTICE files of bundled ALv2 software.
> Thanks,
> Justin
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