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From Ovidiu Predescu <ovi...@apache.org>
Subject Re: SAP Components / Licence
Date Tue, 17 Dec 2002 17:49:06 GMT
It looks like the author of the code has to obtain the permission from 
his company to assign the copyright of the code to ASF. Unless that 
happens, the code cannot be incorporated in the core of Cocoon.

Regards,
Ovidiu

On Tuesday, Dec 17, 2002, at 09:13 US/Pacific, Christian Haul wrote:

> Hi all.
>
> Since the long pending patch of the SAP R3 components is bugging me I
> wanted to work on it. I'm a bit lost on the included licence,
> though. Could someone more knowledgable please advice on the further
> course of action on these components?
>
> http://nagoya.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9075
>
> The licence seems to be OK. What about the part on SAP at the very end?
>
> And this is the licence:
> /* ====================================================================
>  * The Web3 Software License, Version 1.0
>  *
>  * Copyright (c) 2002 EFP Consulting GmbH.  All rights
>  * reserved.
>  *
>  * Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
>  * modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions
>  * are met:
>  *
>  * 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
>  *    notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
>  *
>  * 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
>  *    notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in
>  *    the documentation and/or other materials provided with the
>  *    distribution.
>  *
>  * 3. The end-user documentation included with the redistribution,
>  *    if any, must include the following acknowledgment:
>  *       "This product includes software developed by the
>  *        EFP Consulting GmbH (http://www.efp.cc/web3)."
>  *    Alternately, this acknowledgment may appear in the software 
> itself,
>  *    if and wherever such third-party acknowledgments normally appear.
>  *
>  * 4. The names "Web3" and "EFP Consutling GmbH" must
>  *    not be used to endorse or promote products derived from this
>  *    software without prior written permission. For written
>  *    permission, please contact web3@efp.cc.
>  *
>  * 5. Products derived from this software may not be called "Web3",
>  *    nor may "Web3" appear in their name, without prior written
>  *    permission of the EFP Consulting GmbH.
>  *
>  * THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED ``AS IS'' AND ANY EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED
>  * WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES
>  * OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE
>  * DISCLAIMED.  IN NO EVENT SHALL THE APACHE SOFTWARE FOUNDATION OR
>  * ITS CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
>  * SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT
>  * LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF
>  * USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND
>  * ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY,
>  * OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT
>  * OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF
>  * SUCH DAMAGE.
>  * ====================================================================
>  *
>  * For more information on Web3, please see <http://www.efp.cc/web3>.
>  *
>  * Portions of this software are based either upon public domain
>  * software originally written at The Apache Software Foundation and
>  * upon commercial software at SAP AG. License for those portions of
>  * SAP AG is not included and has to be seperately licensed by the
>  * licensee.
>  * For information on SAP AG, please see <http://www.sap.com>, for
>  * information on The Apache Software Foundation, please see
>  * <http://www.apache.org>.
>  */
>
> 	Chris.
> -- 
> C h r i s t i a n       H a u l
> haul@informatik.tu-darmstadt.de
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