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From Mike Jumper <>
Subject Inclusion/exclusion of ASF headers from GNU Autotools output (Was: [VOTE] Release Apache Guacamole 0.9.12-incubating (RC1))
Date Mon, 17 Apr 2017 18:18:08 GMT
On Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 10:03 PM, Mike Jumper <> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 9:01 PM, John D. Ament <>
> wrote:
>> So OK, I'm going to vote +1 on the release.  There's some questionable
>> stuff about the autogenerated files, and I think we can handle as a follow
>> up JIRA (run it by legal first, as I'm honestly curious).  I suspect the
>> ruling would be that the ASF header is OK to leave there since the tooling
>> itself generates that file including header, but best to get a true
>> ruling.
> Thanks, John. We definitely won't move forward with altering the presence of
> the ASF headers until we get a ruling from legal one way or the other. I'm
> equally worried that simply removing them would be just as wrong, due to the
> way GNU Autotools pulls in chunks of build file source verbatim.

To all those curious, I've opened the following issue in Legal Discuss
regarding the above:

- Mike

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