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From Luc Maisonobe <Luc.Maison...@free.fr>
Subject Re: [nabla] license of third-party library ASM
Date Wed, 16 Apr 2008 19:43:30 GMT
Henri Yandell a écrit :
> On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 7:01 AM,  <luc.maisonobe@free.fr> wrote:
>> Selon Phil Steitz <phil.steitz@gmail.com>:
>>
>>  > One more thing to verify.  The code has a dependency on asm.  I don't
>>  > know where the music has stopped in the epic saga of what is OK, what
>>  > is not OK re third party dependencies for ASF projects, but we will
>>  > need to get this blessed:
>>  >
>>  > http://asm.objectweb.org/license.html
>>  >
>>  > Looks fine to me, but should check on legal-discuss unless this has
>>  > already been done.
>>
>>  This is a 3-clauses BSD license. It is already cited in
>>  category A (authorized licenses) in the "ASF Legal Previously Asked Questions"
>>  (http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html) and in the "draft third-party
>>  licensing policy" http://people.apache.org/~rubys/3party.html#category-a.
>>
>>  I have added the following blurb in the NOTICE.txt file and committed it.
>>
>>   This products depends on (but does not include) the
>>   ASM library developed by INRIA and France Telecom.
>>   ASM is available under a 3-clauses BSD license
>>   (http://asm.objectweb.org/license.html)
>>
>>  Nabla does not distribute the ASM code, but does have a mandatory dependency on
>>  it.
>>
>>  Does the NOTICE.txt explanation seem sufficient to adhere to Apache policy ? Do
>>  you think I should add the ASM license itself ?
> 
> It's the other way - you don't need to include that in the NOTICE
> unless we distribute asm with the download.

OK. I will remove this paragraph from NOTICE.

Thanks
Luc

> 
> Hen
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