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Re: Sponsorship requirements and copyright files

On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 03:35:13PM +0100, Florian Weimer wrote:
> Files: share/www/script/json.js
> License: PD
>  In the public domain.
> This file does not exist.

Yes, it seems the file is:


> The file NOTICE contains this hint:
> | This product includes software developed at
> | The Apache Software Foundation (http://www.apache.org/).
> I'm wondering if this should be reflected in the copyright file (and
> if the NOTICE file should be installed in the binary package, in case
> the binary package ends up on different media than the sources).

The ASF does not take copyright assignments, so it's unimportant.

If you find problems in my packages, please file bugs.

> I don't think this is a significant problem, but it probably means
> that the machine-readable copyright file format is, in itself, not a
> solution.

I hardly see that me making a typo constitutes a failure of the format.

Noah Slater, http://tumbolia.org/nslater

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