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From J Aaron Farr <>
Subject Re: Thrift release legal issues
Date Mon, 17 Aug 2009 06:38:52 GMT
On Mon 17 Aug 2009 10:20, Niclas Hedhman <> wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 10:04 AM, David Crossley<> wrote:
>> The NOTICE file is not for that purpose. Did you mean to
>> say that you have seen "LICENSE" files containing pointers?
> No, I don't mean LICENSE... IIRC (it was not yesterday), the NOTICE
> file would contain something like;
> "Portions of this software contains Foo from Bar Foundation, which is
> under the Abc license. See licenses/"

That's only necessary if the ABC license requires attribution similar to
the Apache license.  The NOTICE file is *not* for notifications about
other licenses.  The NOTICE file is for required attributions as
specified in the Apache license.

You can put all the licenses or references to the licences in the

   J. Aaron Farr

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