On 02/17/2015 12:05 PM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote: > In section 4.(c) the LICENSE text says > > (c) You must retain, in the Source form of any Derivative Works > that You distribute, all copyright, patent, trademark, and > attribution notices from the Source form of the Work, > excluding those notices that do not pertain to any part of > the Derivative Works; and > > So based on that, I think it would be a violation to remove any of the > "Copyright <acmeco>" lines in the file header.
Section 4 is about the redistribution of the code. In my understanding this means that I am not allowed to remove the license header if I redistribute a source file (e.g. in a package or in my own software). If I add code to OpenStack I have to sign the CLA. The CLA includes: 2. Grant of Copyright License. Subject to the terms and conditions of this License, each Contributor hereby grants to You a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, no-charge, royalty-free, irrevocable copyright license to reproduce, prepare Derivative Works of, publicly display, publicly perform, sublicense, and distribute the Work and such Derivative Works in Source or Object form. Does this not mean that it is not necessary to explicitly add a copyright statement above the license headers? According to http://www.apache.org/dev/apply-license.html#contributor-copyright and http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html copyright statements should not be added to the headers in source files. Christian. __________________________________________________________________________ OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions) Unsubscribe: openstack-dev-requ...@lists.openstack.org?subject:unsubscribe http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev