On 9/20/16, 11:32 PM, "Justin Mclean" <jus...@classsoftware.com> wrote:

>> I will ask on legal discuss whether he was addressing this particular
>> scenario or any third-party with documentation issues.
>> Maybe I wasn't clear, but my thought was that if you subset a license,
>> should copy the relevant bits into your license instead of creating a
>> file to hold the subset.
>Projects use files to contain the licenses text, especially once the
>license file get large. Most recent example I’ve come across is Hawq [1]
>which has 30 odd different license files and pointers to those from the

Pointers are my preference as well, but are any of those 30 files a subset
of the upstream dependency's license file or is it a complete copy?  I'm
wondering if it is really ok to commit a SUBSET of an upstream license
file.  I have no problem committing a complete copy as a 3rd-party file.


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