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

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Tue Mar 9 16:41:14 UTC 2010

Try again - 4.0alpha is now owned by updates.

- Bert -

On 09.03.2010, at 17:36, Andreas Raab wrote:
> 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).
> Cheers,
>  - 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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