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From "James Carman" <ja...@carmanconsulting.com>
Subject Re: [compress] Including ASL Code from other projects
Date Wed, 07 Jan 2009 19:29:07 GMT
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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