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From "Henri Yandell" <flame...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache Commons Board Report, September 2007
Date Mon, 24 Sep 2007 02:47:17 GMT
You'd also need to document it in the NOTICE as the copyright is not
Apache, and in the LICENSE (I think), ie) it's AL 2.0 is not the same
instance as our AL 2.0.

For a small piece of work, it ends up not being worth the effort.

On 9/20/07, Paul Benedict <pbenedict@apache.org> wrote:
> I've always wondered this:
>
> What is the policy on copying code from an external non-Apache ASF-licensed
> project? For example, if someone wanted to take a class from Spring and plop
> it in an Apache project. Is simply being from ASF-licensed code enough?
>
> Paul
>
> On 9/20/07, Torsten Curdt <tcurdt@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >
> > On 19.09.2007, at 20:56, Henri Yandell wrote:
> >
> > > It would still be code that's not covered by a CLA, so different from
> > > most of the code at the ASF.
> >
> > True. /me wonders why we didn't realize that problem during the
> > discussion :)
> >
> > > I'm not sure how frowned on that would be - probably quite a bit. If
> > > we were copying the code in as a separate module to compress, then
> > > that might be happier.
> >
> > For now I think this was just a discussion. We would need to see if
> > the amount of code would be really worth the trouble.
> >
> > > I suggest we talk with legal-discuss to find
> > > out how we should deal with it if we do decide to go ahead with the
> > > idea.
> >
> > ...but checking with legal discuss would be definitely worthwhile.
> >
> > cheers
> > --
> > Torsten
> >
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