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From "Mattmann, Chris A (388J)" <chris.a.mattm...@jpl.nasa.gov>
Subject Re: Apache Extras Question
Date Fri, 30 Dec 2011 16:02:09 GMT
On Dec 30, 2011, at 3:11 AM, Ross Gardler wrote:

> On 29 December 2011 20:29, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 9:23 PM, Mark Struberg <struberg@yahoo.de> wrote:
>>>> If you are saying this is compatible with ALv2 ? Then why use Apache
>>>> Extras instead of just the oodt SVN official repo in Apache ?
>>> 
>>> But that's exactly the point! It is NOT ALv2 because it seems that Chris' project
compiles against GPL sources and thus also must be GPL licensed.
>>> 
>>> Would it be possible to have it under the package org.apacheextras ?
>>> If we don't even allow that, then we can just close down apacheextras.org - because
then there is no use for it imo.
>> 
>> +1
>> 
>> Leads me to the question... if I fork an asf project on github and do
>> some work on it, am I required to change the org.apache namespace?
>> If no, third parties can release code with the apache namespace (and
>> they actually do) and then I ask myself why Chris should not be able
>> to use the namespace.
> 
> That's a trademarks@ issue.

(CC to trademarks@)

Yeah I agree with Ross on this. Just took me a while to realize it :) Not
a ComDev issue at all.

Cheers,
Chris

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