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From Benoit Chesneau <bchesn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache CouchDB 1.5.0-rc.2
Date Sun, 13 Oct 2013 08:18:15 GMT
On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 2:06 PM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:

> Benoit, just to address your concerns, the way copyright works is that if
> you don't grant permissions, copyright is in effect in full force. So the
> lack of our documenting the licences, in the worst case, might mean that
> you do not have the permission to redistribute, and so on. (Certainly not
> that you have permission to do anything you like.) But of course, we've
> verified that from a legal perspective, these files are perfectly fine and
> we can distribute them in accordance with our third-party licensing policy.
> So the issue is theoretical only. If someone was to spot the file, and
> wonder what the license is, they could ask us, and we could point them to
> the mailing list posts, and say "it's fine, and sorry for the bug, we'll
> fix it in the next release."
>
>
The main problem here is that some contents are under different licenses
like the one for the replication protocol. This is what I'm worried about.
 Legally these contents are under the license the author  put them until it
is specifically mentioned differently in the notice. This is how copyright
work.

- benoit



> On 11 October 2013 05:07, Benoit Chesneau <bchesneau@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > +0 I do think we should fixe the license notices before we release. If
> not
> > we open the door to some people to use it like they want and derive work
> on
> > top of it.
> >
> > - benoit
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Oct 9, 2013 at 9:26 PM, Dirkjan Ochtman <djc@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > > Dear community,
> > >
> > > I would like to release Apache CouchDB 1.5.0-rc.2, which, unlike rc1,
> > > includes the fauxton sources.
> > >
> > > Changes since last round:
> > >
> > >  *
> > >
> >
> https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=couchdb.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/1.5.x
> > >
> > > We encourage the whole community to download and test these release
> > > artefacts so that any critical issues can be resolved before the
> > > release is made. Everyone is free to vote on this release, so get
> > > stuck in!
> > >
> > > The release artefacts we are voting on are available here:
> > >
> > >     wget
> > >
> >
> https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/couchdb/source/1.5.0/rc.2/apache-couchdb-1.5.0.tar.gz
> > >     wget
> > >
> >
> https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/couchdb/source/1.5.0/rc.2/apache-couchdb-1.5.0.tar.gz.asc
> > >     wget
> > >
> >
> https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/couchdb/source/1.5.0/rc.2/apache-couchdb-1.5.0.tar.gz.ish
> > >     wget
> > >
> >
> https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/couchdb/source/1.5.0/rc.2/apache-couchdb-1.5.0.tar.gz.md5
> > >     wget
> > >
> >
> https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/couchdb/source/1.5.0/rc.2/apache-couchdb-1.5.0.tar.gz.sha
> > >
> > > Please follow the test procedure here:
> > >
> > >     http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Test_procedure
> > >
> > > Please remember that "rc.2" is an annotation. If the vote passes,
> > > these artefacts will be released as Apache CouchDB 1.5.0.
> > >
> > > Please cast your votes now.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Dirkjan
> > >
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Noah Slater
> https://twitter.com/nslater
>

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