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From David Reid <da...@jetnet.co.uk>
Subject Re: Copyright for donated files
Date Tue, 10 Apr 2007 09:02:23 GMT
Leo Simons wrote:
> On Apr 9, 2007, at 11:44 AM, David Reid wrote:
>> I assume that when I commit donated files into the code/trunk directory
>> the copyright headers should reflect the asf?
> 
> yes! Or rather, we need the new-style headers, which isn't really a
> copyright header...eg, see
> 
>  
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/triplesoup/code/trunk/release.sh

Ah, OK.

> 
>> Do I leave the existing
>> copyright headers in place or remove them?
> 
> Remove any headers you added yourself please. You can add text to the
> NOTICE file for things like "initial code by" credits if you want.

Right.

> 
> A joost employee will remove the ones that may still linger around on
> the joost code (just seems extra-safe to me).
> 
> Don't worry about moving things that still have the wrong copyright
> headers, as long as you use svn mv/cp its easily found/fixed/merged.

In that case I'll simply commit what I have and people can go from there.

Re: the commit messages, I haven't committed anything yet as I've been
waiting for an answer to this issue! I'll do it this am :-)

> 
>> I'm trying to avoid having to have another commit shortly after the
>> initial one to correct this! :-)
> 
> Isn't legal crap fun :-) (*)
> 
> cheers,
> 
> Leo
> 
> (*) don't answer :-)
> 
> !DSPAM:16,461b33651811687688745!
> 
> 


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