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From Sijie Guo <guosi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache DistributedLog release 0.4.0-incubating
Date Tue, 11 Apr 2017 06:24:59 GMT
Awesome. I learned a lot from this discussion. We will address these
comments and call another vote.

- Sijie

On Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 3:11 PM, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com>
wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 2:28 PM, Henry Saputra <henry.saputra@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > The question is whether we need to keep this section:
> >
> > Portions of this software were developed by Twitter.
> > Copyright Twitter, 2017
> >
> > in the NOTICE file. Since Twitter already signed off the source
> > contributions, we could probably remove this section.
>
> Only Twitter's authorized representative may legally remove Twitter's
> copyright notice.  Everyone else must leave it alone.
>
> Unless something unusual has occurred (like a new SGA from Twitter in
> 2017),
> there should not have been a need to update Twitter's copyright.  Josh was
> right to flag that as weird.
>
> Sijie, I see that it was your commit that changed the copyright year in
> NOTICE.  It was correct to update the ASF copyright, so please leave that
> as
> 2017 (and continue to updated it in future years).  For the Twitter
> copyright,
> please either restore the 2016 date or discuss any unusual circumstances.
> (Feel free to ask questions, we're here to help.)
>
> Josh was also right to flag the addition of the "Copyright 2017 The Apache
> Software Foundation" notices in source headers.
>
>     http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html#headers
>
>     2. Each source file should include the following license header -- note
>        that there should be no copyright notice in the header:
>
> For individual files, contributors continue to hold copyright on their
> contributions.  The ASF (unlike some other entities such as the FSF) does
> not
> require copyright assignment.  Thus the ASF only holds copyright in the
> collection; that's what's expressed in the NOTICE file ASF copyright
> notice.
>
> Marvin Humphrey
>
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