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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@opendirective.com>
Subject Re: Apache Extras Question
Date Fri, 30 Dec 2011 11:11:09 GMT
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.

Ross

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