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From Shazron <shaz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: license issue in incubator-cordova-wp7
Date Mon, 29 Oct 2012 18:29:29 GMT
a) Have you posted an issue with Legal-Discuss list for clarification
to know for sure?

On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 11:25 AM, Jesse <purplecabbage@gmail.com> wrote:
> a) is not an option, as I believe the licenses are not compatible
>
> private void WriteWavHeader(Stream stream, int sampleRate)
> - would be hard to write any other way as it is just a step by step
> implementation of the header spec.
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> private void UpdateWavHeader(Stream stream)
> - will need to be rewritten
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> On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 10:36 AM, Marcel Kinard <cmarcelk@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I was looking at
>> incubator-cordova-wp7/templates/standalone/cordovalib/Commands/AudioPlayer.cs
>> and noticed on line 529 a URL to someone's blog. I looked at the blog, and
>> it is a code sample for writing a WAV audio header. I looked back at the
>> cordova source file and realized that two methods in the cordova source are
>> a straight copy-and-paste from the blog.
>>
>> The blog indicates that samples provided fall under the Microsoft Public
>> License (Ms-PL). So I think some action here is necessary, such as:
>>
>> a) the terms of the Ms-PL need to be followed, such as including a full copy
>> of the Ms-PL in the cordova distribution, or
>> b) rewrite these 2 methods with unique code.
>>
>> Given that these 2 methods are following a spec to write out a WAV header,
>> doing a rewrite would seem to be easy. What does the group here think, and
>> who could correct this issue? It would seem this needs to get taken care of
>> before the final release of 2.2.0.
>>
>> Also looks like the exact same issue exists in another source file,
>> incubator-cordova-wp7/templates/standalone/cordovalib/UI/AudioRecorder.xaml.cs
>>
>> -- Marcel Kinard
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> @purplecabbage
> risingj.com

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