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From Vincent Tence <vte...@pyxis-tech.com>
Subject Re: AAA Licensing ... ASL without CLA or grant?
Date Tue, 20 Jan 2004 19:38:56 GMT
On Tue, 2004-01-20 at 14:08, Noel J. Bergman wrote:
> Your intent, as I
> recall it, is for some of the original code from AAA4Avalon to stay, too.

In fact I am entirely rewriting the code base, but I'm still inspired by
the original code, so there will be some similarities.
 
> Perhaps I am overly sensitive to IP issues, but although the authors of
> AAA4Avalon used the Apache Software License, there is no document between
> them and the ASF.  I don't know if we have an official policy regarding
> external projects that use the Apache Software License, in terms of whether
> we consider that to be an implied grant.  Therefore, I believe that it might
> be best if we received a software grant from the authors
> (http://sourceforge.net/project/memberlist.php?group_id=54061), unless there
> is an authoritative determination that the ASL is an implied grant by the
> author using it.

Does that still hold even if the code is being rewritten? If yes, I'll
try to contact the original authors.

- Vincent


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