[Box-Admins] Re: [Squeak 4.0] Final License Text

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at gmx.de
Tue Mar 9 16:36:20 UTC 2010

I've tried to upload it but the 4.0alpha directory is owned by 
website:website and consequently I can't write to it (I'm not a member 
of website only updates).

   - Andreas

On 3/9/2010 8:17 AM, Ronald Spengler wrote:
> Sorry I dropped the ball on FTP access, folks. I had assumed there
> would at least be a pub dir I could push to.
> For want of access or time, I've put the file up on rapidshare; it can
> be downloaded from there only 10 times. If someone wants to put this
> up on ftp.squeak.org while I'm at work (laid off but there for 2 weeks
> upon which severance depends,) awesome, otherwise it'll wind up
> waiting another day:(
> Here's the download link:
> http://rapidshare.com/files/361110553/Squeak4.0.rc1.tar.gz.html
> MD5: D95772AEE3F0084DE69A083781C8AFCC
> On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 12:03 AM, Ronald Spengler<ron.spengler at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> I don't want to botch this part. Can the board provide complete, final
>> license copy?
>> On Sun, Mar 7, 2010 at 1:48 PM, Andreas Raab<andreas.raab at gmx.de>  wrote:
>>> On 3/7/2010 1:29 PM, Ronald Spengler wrote:
>>>> So I'm spending today looking at slapping together a makefile for the
>>>> 4.0 distribution files.
>>> Great! It also reminds me that I forgot to get back to you after the last
>>> board meeting :-( I'll just put it in this message:
>>>> Rationale:
>>>>    - If I package everything up manually, and we need to change the
>>>> license at the last minute (or some such thing,) I'll have to do it
>>>> over again manually, which will be a time consuming pain in the arse.
>>> Yup. And regarding license, we have agreed at the board meeting that we will
>>> have a combined Xerox, Apple, Community license. The rationale being that
>>> removing copyright notices is highly questionable and since both the Xerox
>>> and the Apple copyright are in the image, they should be in the license.
>>> Consequently, the copyright headers should read:
>>> Copyright (c) Xerox Corp. 1981, 1982 All rights reserved.
>>> Copyright (c) Apple Computer, Inc. 1985-1996 All rights reserved.
>>> Copyright (c) The individual, corporate, and institutional contributors who
>>> have collectively contributed elements to this software ("The Squeak
>>> Community"), 1996-2010 All rights reserved.
>>>> I'm assuming that I'll be able to depend that it's trivial for a
>>>> box-admin to create a copy of the directory on the server and then
>>>> drop the following files into their respective locations, removing the
>>>> old versions, is this correct? (Anyone on the box admins list want to
>>>> join the release team for this one task? Is there someone else with
>>>> credentials and permissions, if not? I'd really rather not futz with
>>>> the FTP server if I don't have to.)
>>> Yes, it's trivial. I think pretty much all of us have credentials and could
>>> do it. And if I would've thought of it, I would have asked you to send Ken
>>> your SSH key so we can get you access. But I'd be happy to do it, I should
>>> be available for the rest of the day.
>>>> Note that I've dropped the build number from the file names, as
>>>> (unless there's something I don't know) we're only going to ship this
>>>> thing once, and we shouldn't need to patch the image at all. Fixes can
>>>> happen in trunk. Anyway, ditching the build number makes the dreary
>>>> zipping and such agnostic to what's in the image, and that saves me a
>>>> bit of time.
>>> Sounds fine.
>>>> These are the files that I intend to deliver. If I've missed anything,
>>>> please let me know ASAP.
>>>> *           README
>>>> *           Squeak4.0-basic.zip
>>>> *           SqueakV40.sources.gz
>>>> *           Squeak4.0mac.zip (mac)
>>> The mac usually has a hyphen, too (Squeak4.0-mac.zip). Also, if you're not a
>>> Mac person, do we need a Mac user to zip this up properly to ensure correct
>>> permissions etc?
>>>> *           Squeak4.0-basic.zip (unix)
>>>> *           Squeak4.0-win32.zip (windows)
>>> Sounds all great. Perhaps add a LICENSE file?
>>> Cheers,
>>>   - Andreas
>> --
>> Ron

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