[License-discuss] Fwd: Should fork a project on github be seen as distribution of origin project?

Josh Berkus josh at berkus.org
Wed Aug 3 17:07:22 UTC 2022

On 8/3/22 06:16, Alex Rousskov wrote:
> For example, IMO, the "prominent notice" may come in a form of "See the 
> NOTICE file for details about this software modifications." text 
> included in the beginning of every file (and the corresponding NOTICE 
> file where you do record your name). This works especially well if you 
> distribute your software via a version-control system that publishes 
> every modification as metadata (e.g., GitHub).

Yes ... a lot of folks simply have a NOTICES file that links to the 
reflog, which after all has a full list of changes.

Josh Berkus

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