I will check with them. Can you point me to the other open source projects
that you are referring to? Thanks.
On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 6:19 PM, Henry Robinson <he...@cloudera.com> wrote:
> Hi Vishal -
> I'm afraid we don't allow author or copyright information in source
> files. Putting
> one's own copyright notice is against Apache policy (and we are guided by
> the rules of the ASF). The SVN logs will keep track of ownership details,
> but it's not at all clear what copyright notices even mean once you have
> granted license to the ASF by virtue of submitting your patch. To avoid any
> confusion, we just disallow author specific information in the source.
> I hope you can find some compromise with your legal department - I'm pretty
> sure I know of other contributions from VMWare employees to open source
> projects that don't have this restriction, so I'm hopeful that you can
> resolve this issue.
> On 26 August 2010 14:58, Vishal K <vishalm...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > I work for VMware. My company tells me that any contirubtion that I make
> > ZK needs to have a line saying "Copyright [year of creation - year of
> > modification] VMware, Inc. All Rights Reserved".
> > If portions of a file are modified, then I could identify only those
> > portions of the file, if needed. No change to license is required.
> > Needless to say, I am personally ok to make contirbutions without any
> > notices. What is ZK's policy on this? What would be a good solution in
> > case satisfyigng both the parties (ZK and my company's legal dept.)?
> > Thanks.
> > -Vishal
> Henry Robinson
> Software Engineer