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From "Jason Pyeron" <jpye...@pdinc.us>
Subject RE: [all] NSWC and Apache license
Date Thu, 09 Aug 2012 00:27:40 GMT

> -----Original Message-----
> From: jcarman@carmanconsulting.com 
> [mailto:jcarman@carmanconsulting.com] On Behalf Of James Carman
> Sent: Wednesday, August 08, 2012 14:54
> To: Commons Developers List
> Subject: Re: [all] NSWC and Apache license
> 
> Do we have any contact with the maintainers/creators of this stuff?
> If so, we may be able to ask for them to grant it to the ASF?

Yes, I work there (different location). Investigating that presently.

> 
> On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 2:50 PM, Luc Maisonobe 
> <Luc.Maisonobe@free.fr> wrote:
> > Le 08/08/2012 17:58, Christian Grobmeier a écrit :
> >> On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 5:38 PM, Sébastien Brisard 
> >> <sebastien.brisard@m4x.org> wrote:
> >>
> >>>>> Does that mean that porting it into Commons-Math is possible 
> >>>>> (license-wise?). I would think it does…
> >>>>
> >>>> That seems explicitly restrictive to me. e.g. If I don't 
>  claim to be in the general scientific community, the 
> software has not been made available to me.
> >>>>
> >>> I agree with you. However, "scientific community" does seem a bit 
> >>> vague to me. Arguably, anyone using Commons-*MATH* could claim to 
> >>> belong to the scientific community...
> >
> > I would strongly argue against too simplistic interpretation.
> > For this kind of question, you should ask to the dedicated list at 
> > apache. Please see <http://www.apache.org/legal/> and 
> > 
> <http://www.apache.org/foundation/mailinglists.html#foundation-legal>.
> >
> > I guess they will say "no, you cannot use this stuff".
> >
> >>
> >> If somebody writes a webbased SPSS or a company like creates 
> >> statistics on the SO usage with Math? Surely this is 
> commercial use 
> >> and not really science?
> >>
> >> Anyway the AL2.0 does not have restrictions who can use it 
> or not; my 
> >> guess is it is not directly compatible.
> >
> > This is also my guess.
> >
> > Luc
> >
> >>
> >> But you really should ask legal@ in this case. I have not 
> seen this 
> >> license listed here:
> >> http://www.apache.org/legal/3party.html
> >>
> >> But they might be able to help you anyway.
> >>
> >> Cheers
> >> Christian
> >>
> >>>
> >>> Sébastien

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