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From Yingyi Bu <buyin...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: is it ok to add MIT licensed dependency?
Date Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:33:02 GMT
Thanks a lot, Ted!!

Best,
Yingyi

On Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 10:11 AM, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> Here is a handy reference:
>
> http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#category-a
>
> MIT licenses are fine as dependencies.  The basic principle is that
> dependencies that don't force any special restrictions on how users license
> software that includes Apache code are fine.  Thus, public domain, Apache
> license, MIT and BSD are all completely fine.  At most, these require
> acknowledgement.
>
> Where there is a problem is with share-alike or GPL since these kinds of
> dependencies Apache to change their license and force downstream users into
> particular licensing models.  Regardless of whether that is a universal
> good or not, it isn't what Apache does.
>
>
>
>
>
> On Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 9:52 AM, Yingyi Bu <buyingyi@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I previously added the maven test dependency MockIto (a simple and amazing
>> mock unit test library) in my local branch.  But I just realized it is
>> under MIT license: https://github.com/mockito/mockito/blob/master/LICENSE
>>
>> Does anyone know if that's OK or not?
>> It looks another Apache project does have MIT licensed dependency:
>> http://curator.apache.org/dependencies.html
>> Thanks!
>>
>> Best,
>> Yingyi
>>
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