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From "Torsten Curdt" <tcu...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [compress] Including ASL Code from other projects
Date Thu, 08 Jan 2009 10:58:43 GMT
Great! Yes, that's the one to fax. I guess we only have one fax number
so that should be the one:

http://apache.org/foundation/contact.html

NOTICE file would be a good place. I've also come across a CREDITS
file from time to time.

cheers
--
Torsten

On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 06:33, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com> wrote:
> I have spoken to the developers and they are willing to sign the
> software grant and donate the code to the compress component if they
> are mentionend in the code (guess NOTICE file would be ok too).
> Can one please give me detailled instructions how too proceed?
>
> Guess they have to sign this:
> http://www.apache.org/licenses/software-grant.txt
> and fax it to whom and with which number?
>
> Christian
>
> On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 8:29 PM, James Carman <james@carmanconsulting.com> wrote:
>> Well, are we protecting ourselves here?  Just putting the ASL2 license
>> mumbo jumbo in the header of a file doesn't exactly mean you have the
>> right to license the code at all (perhaps your employer "owns"
>> anything you write?).  I'd feel safer with some a more formal code
>> grant, but that's just me.
>>
>> On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 12:42 PM, Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:
>>> Christian Grobmeier wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> compress issue 241 [1] proposes to implement CPIO archives. Since the
>>>> jRPM project allready
>>>> has implemented the streaming code, it should be really
>>>> straightforward to include it in compress.
>>>> I know I am bit early since there are many other open issues with
>>>> compress, but I would like
>>>> to know if I can simply copy the jRPM code and create a compress-patch
>>>> when i have the time.
>>>> The code is apache licensed, but maybe it must go through the
>>>> incubator? Or I need to ask the developers?
>>>
>>> Nope. If it is AL2 licensed then you are free to copy it. Make sure you add an
>>> appropriate section to the compress NOTICE file.
>>>
>>> Mark
>>>
>>>
>>>
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