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From Matthew Pocock <turingatemyhams...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [codec] submitting a StringEncoder
Date Mon, 16 May 2011 11:17:06 GMT
Hi,

Sorry to be slow getting back to you. Thanks for all the helpful feedback.
The codec implements Beider-Morse Phonetic Matching which is optimised for
sounds-like in family names, particularly Central/Eastern European and
Jewish names. I'm in the process of contacting all the relevant people about
relicensing.

Matthew

On 12 May 2011 16:34, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 8:31 AM, Matt Benson <gudnabrsam@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 10:08 AM, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> "Original code under GPL" is an IP issue. Namely that your Java code
> >> must also be under GPL.
> >>
> >> That subsequently can't be included in the Apache project, unless you
> >> can get the original PHP author to change the license to something
> >> listed here:
> >>
> >> http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#category-a
> >>
> >
> > Does that hold if the original author straight up grants us... something?
>
> Good question.
>
> Either:
>
> a) original author signs an Apache CLA and submits the PHP code as
> "please add xyz feature; here is a php example that can be ported"
> or,
> b) original author relicenses under AL 2.0 or similar license.
>
> Both of these assume that the original author is the only author on
> the product. I've seen relicensing fall over because other's code was
> also in there.
>
> Hen
>
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