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From Christian Grobmeier <grobme...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache Extras Question
Date Thu, 29 Dec 2011 20:29:36 GMT
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.

CHeers
Christian


>
> Of course this all implies that apacheextras will make a prominent mentioning that apacheextras
!= ASF and apacheextras might not only contain ALv2 licensed sources but also others.
>
>
> LieGrue,
> strub
>
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Luciano Resende <luckbr1975@gmail.com>
>> To: dev@community.apache.org
>> Cc:
>> Sent: Thursday, December 29, 2011 9:13 PM
>> Subject: Re: Apache Extras Question
>>
>> On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 11:31 AM, Mattmann, Chris A (388J)
>> <chris.a.mattmann@jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:
>>>  (removing community@ from the CC list; aren't we trying to kill that
>> thread?)
>>>
>>>  Hi Ross,
>>>
>>>  Thanks for replying. Comments below:
>>>
>>>  On Dec 29, 2011, at 11:04 AM, Ross Gardler wrote:
>>>  [...snip...]
>>>
>>>>  >
>>>>  > It's my understanding that anyone can start up a project at
>> Apache Extras,
>>>>  > in which case, if that person doesn't have an availid here at
>> the ASF, and
>>>>  > doesn't have an ICLA on file, then that's another
>> situation that I won't
>>>>  > speculate on. What I'm much more interested in is in the
>> situation I presented
>>>>  > within this thread. I have an availid. I am an ASF member. I was
>> looking
>>>>  > at Apache Extras as a place to share some Apache OODT plugins that
>>>>  > leverage code that is LGPL licensed, that I couldn't otherwise
>> share within
>>>>  > the normal Apache OODT SVN home. Prior to me coming to Apache
>> Extras,
>>>>  > this has been code housed in an internal JPL SVN repository for
>> years, even
>>>>  > before we brought the software to Apache. I'd like to use
>> Apache Extras to
>>>>  > facilitate sharing with an even broader community and to share the
>> plugins
>>>>  > we've developed (which themselves are ALv2 licensed) with
>> others.
>>>>
>>>>  The ASF does not release code under any license other than the Apache
>> license,
>>>
>>>  Who asked to release the code? I just want an SVN to throw the code up at.
>>>  If you look at oodt-pushpull-plugins [1], the LICENSE.txt file is ALv2. The
>> code
>>>  we wrote (in Java) is ALv2. The code includes a runtime Maven2 dependency
>>>  on libraries that provide FTP protocol implementations (Ftp4Che [2] and
>> JvFtp [3])
>>>  that are LGPL licensed.
>>>
>>
>> If you are saying this is compatible with ALv2 ? Then why use Apache
>> Extras instead of just the oodt SVN official repo in Apache ?
>>
>> --
>> Luciano Resende
>> http://people.apache.org/~lresende
>> http://twitter.com/lresende1975
>> http://lresende.blogspot.com/
>>



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