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From Henri Yandell <flame...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [LANG] Towards 3.3
Date Fri, 31 Jan 2014 04:37:09 GMT
Read section 5 of the license.
 On Jan 30, 2014 10:16 AM, "Benedikt Ritter" <britter@apache.org> wrote:

> I'm not sure whether providing a patch for an AL licensed file is
> automatically licensed under AL as well. In the end the raw diff file does
> not contain the AL header, so you're better of with an ICLA.
>
> Benedikt
>
>
> 2014/1/27 Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com>
>
> > Depends whose arguing probably :)
> >
> > Our license gives us a right to contributions under Apache 2.0 unless
> > stated otherwise; the ICLA is playing safer. We can also simply take
> > anything under a compatible license and include (with suitable
> licensing).
> > I did that for a method from Spring.
> >
> > Hen
> >
> >
> > On Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 1:31 PM, Duncan Jones <duncan@wortharead.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > On 26 January 2014 19:47, Duncan Jones <duncan@wortharead.com> wrote:
> > > > On 26 January 2014 18:49, Benedikt Ritter <britter@apache.org>
> wrote:
> > > >> Hi Duncan,
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >> 2014/1/26 Duncan Jones <duncan@wortharead.com>
> > > >>
> > > >>> On 26 January 2014 13:33, Benedikt Ritter <britter@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> > > >>> > Hi all,
> > > >>> >
> > > >>> > we've fixed some bugs and we have some nice new features
> > implemented
> > > >>> > (DiffBuilder, Jaro-Winkler Distance, RandomUtils,
> ClassPathUtils),
> > > so I'm
> > > >>> > planning to cut a RC in the first week of February.
> > > >>> >
> > > >>> > I just wanted to know if there is anything you'd like to
have
> > > included in
> > > >>> > the next release. Then please tag it with fix version 3.3.
> > > >>> >
> > > >>> > Regards,
> > > >>> > Benedikt
> > > >>> >
> > > >>>
> > > >>> I'm debating whether LANG-341 might be a candidate for inclusion.
> The
> > > >>> patch is fairly complete, just needs Javadocs and a couple of
> > > >>> additional unit tests, which I can sort over the coming week.
What
> do
> > > >>> you guys think? It seems like a useful addition to me.
> > > >>>
> > > >>
> > > >> Yes looks neat. The problem I'm seeing is, that the last activity
is
> > > from
> > > >> Nov 2011, and the contributor has no ICLA listed (see [1]), so IP
is
> > not
> > > >> absolutely clear. I'm unsure if we can use this contribution without
> > the
> > > >> ICLA. Anyway, Hen has contributed the patch Vincent Ricard used, so
> we
> > > can
> > > >> use Hen's patch and improve it.
> > > >>
> > > >> Benedikt
> > > >>
> > > >> [1] http://people.apache.org/committer-index.html#unlistedclas
> > > >>
> > > >
> > > > Good point. I think in this case I'll ping the contributor to get
> > > > their thoughts on an ICLA and assume this will miss v3.3. He's done a
> > > > lot of work to extend Hen's patch and it would be a shame for that
> not
> > > > to get committed if he's interested. If there's no reply (or no
> > > > interest), I'll sort something for v3.4.
> > > >
> > >
> > > Having said that... does this still represent a problem if the
> > > contributor has patched existing code (containing the Apache license)?
> > >
> > > Are there any situations where we can take a patch and apply it to
> > > trunk without the contributor having an ICLA? I certainly had patches
> > > applied in the past without an ICLA, but perhaps things were more lax
> > > then?
> > >
> > >
> > > >>
> > > >>>
> > > >>> Duncan
> > > >>>
> > > >>>
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> > > >>
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