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From Damien Katz <dam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: CouchDBX
Date Mon, 25 Aug 2008 16:58:20 GMT

On Aug 25, 2008, at 12:10 PM, Jan Lehnardt wrote:

>
> On Aug 23, 2008, at 17:48, Damien Katz wrote:
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>> I'm not sure it should be an Apache project, because we can't  
>> distribute the binaries as Apache (which is what most people want)
>
> I'm not sure if there is an issue here. We certainly can't release  
> something under anything other than the original license, but I  
> don't see how that would be a problem since all licenses involved  
> (as far as I can tell) are BSD-ish in nature.

Could be, I thought there were issues with Spidermonkey's license, but  
then I don't remember any details.

>
>
>
>> and most people who are capable of building it would just use the  
>> current build and install tools anyway.
>>
>> On a related note, from the download page we should to link to a  
>> page of externally built binaries (with disclaimers that they  
>> aren't official Apache releases) so people can find them easily.
>
> Is that okay by ASF standards? Mentors?
>
> Cheers
> Jan
> --
>
>
>
>>
>>
>> -Damien
>>
>> On Aug 23, 2008, at 11:36 AM, Noah Slater wrote:
>>
>>> Just to clear things up, after chatting with Jan on IRC I see that  
>>> I got the
>>> wrong end of the stick. The real issues here are:
>>>
>>> * We have a really cool subproject of CouchDB
>>> * It shouldn't be part of /trunk
>>> * It bundles lots of other software, with different licences
>>> * Where should we put it, in terms of infrastructure
>>>
>>> I think that's it, anyway... please correct me.
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> Noah Slater, http://people.apache.org/~nslater/
>>
>>
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