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From Luciano Resende <luckbr1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache Extras Question
Date Thu, 29 Dec 2011 20:11:42 GMT
On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 10:47 AM, Mike Kienenberger <mkienenb@gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't know if I'm subscribed to dev@community, so any future replies
> may not reach me.
>
> Let me give you what I think is an equivalent analogy.
>
> Assume Microsoft sets up a community hosting site for projects related
> to Microsoft products.
>
> Assume you are an employee of Microsoft.
>
> Assume that Microsoft states that, while they are providing the site,
> you may not include "Microsoft" in your project name or use the
> Microsoft branding, nor may you use "com.microsoft" as a java package.
>
> You, as an ASF member and PMC chair are equivalent to the employee in
> this scenario.   Even though you are an ASF member or PMC chair, you
> do not have the right to use the company assets without permission.
> In this case, the real permission you are seeking is the right to
> release an Apache product that contains LGPL-licensed code.   The
> Apache Extras site isn't going to provide you a loophole to do this.
>
>

+1, org.apache code is official Apache code under Apache License.

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Luciano Resende
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