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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Colt vs. Primitives
Date Sun, 06 Dec 2009 22:56:38 GMT
Um, in my understanding, if there is source code sitting out there
under a 'class A' license, it can be incorporated without being
granted/cleared. I've posted a JIRA to legal-discuss about this
license and I'm not checking anything in until I hear back.

On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 5:24 PM, Niall Pemberton
<niall.pemberton@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 12:15 PM, Benson Margulies <bimargulies@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Folks,
>>
>> The Colt library contains a pretty good core start to associative
>> containers on basic types: http://acs.lbl.gov/~hoschek/colt. The
>> license looks like it might be an 'A'. I've posted a JIRA to legal to
>> check.
>
> The usual procedure to bring a code base into the ASF is to go through
> the IP Clearance process:
>
>   http://incubator.apache.org/ip-clearance/index.html
>
> Until thats done then AFAIC you can't bring this code into commons. As
> you intend to fork the code without getting a software grant from the
> author(s) then I don't know how this works here at the ASF - and I
> have add comments along those lines to the legal JIRA ticket you
> created:
>
>    https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-66
>
> Niall
>
>> --benson
>
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