Hi Henry, I will check with them. Can you point me to the other open source projects that you are referring to? Thanks.
-Vishal 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. > > Best, > Henry > > > 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 > to > > ZK needs to have a line saying "Copyright [year of creation - year of > last > > 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 > such > > notices. What is ZK's policy on this? What would be a good solution in > this > > case satisfyigng both the parties (ZK and my company's legal dept.)? > > Thanks. > > -Vishal > > > > > > -- > Henry Robinson > Software Engineer > Cloudera > 415-994-6679 >