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From "James Carman" <ja...@carmanconsulting.com>
Subject Re: [compress] Including AL Code from other projects
Date Thu, 08 Jan 2009 15:42:15 GMT
I am by no means an expert on licenses and stuff, but it would seem to
me that if the authors are willing to sign a code grant, then why not
let them do it?

On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 10:34 AM, Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: James Carman [mailto:james@carmanconsulting.com]
>> Sent: 08 January 2009 15:16
>> To: Commons Developers List
>> Subject: Re: [compress] Including ASL Code from other projects
>>
>> My only point is that we don't know for sure that these folks are
>> *allowed* to license their code under the ASL.  All we have is a
>> Javadoc header and an ASL license declaration in their pom file.
>
> It simply isn't practical to find out "for sure" that they have these
> rights.
>
> All we need is the code an a statement, in any form, that says the code is
> licensed under the Apache License.
>
> Whilst I am in a pedantic mood, it is the "Apache License" not the "Apache
> Software License".
>
> Mark
>
>
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