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From Anne Kathrine Petter√łe <yoji...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: LGPL code in ESME (was: ESME-47 "Some Licensing Nits" ...)
Date Fri, 29 Jan 2010 09:43:04 GMT
Get rid of them immediately is all I have to say. 
We cannot have LGPL licensed scripts in our code.

/Anne


On 29. jan. 2010, at 10.40, Richard Hirsch wrote:

>> I have created ESME-154 and made it a blocker for Release 1.0, to make
>> sure a general review of such code is done before the release.
> 
> +1
> 
> I think many of these files are old ones that are no longer necessary.
> Most are linked to the old UI any way....
> 
> D.
> 
> On 1/29/10, Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacretaz@apache.org> wrote:
>> Him
>> 
>> On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 9:45 AM, Richard Hirsch <hirsch.dick@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> ...We also scripts in SVN with various copyrights. What do we need and
>>> what can we toss. Is there a way to pull in these scripts via the
>>> build process so that we are not part of our SVN?
>>> 
>>> Here are few examples below:
>>> 
>>> (http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/esme/trunk/server/src/main/webapp/scripts/jquery-1.3.2.min.js?view=markup).
>> 
>> This one's fine, MIT license is ok according to
>> http://apache.org/legal/resolved.html
>> but the license header must remain intact, see "third-party works" in
>> http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html
>> 
>>> 
>>> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/esme/trunk/server/src/main/webapp/scripts/tip_balloon.js?view=markup
>> 
>> This one's unclear, but according to the next one which is from the
>> same source I'd guess it's LGPL, so not good.
>> Anyway it doesn't indicate permission to redistribute - to be checked.
>> 
>>> 
>>> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/esme/trunk/server/src/main/webapp/scripts/wz_tooltip.js?view=markup
>> 
>> This one's LGPL as indicated in the header, so it has to go (see
>> http://apache.org/legal/resolved.html).
>> 
>> If it's required for ESME to work, an alternate solution has to be found.
>> 
>> If it's optional, instructing users to download it separately is fine.
>> 
>> Under NO circumstances should license headers of third-party code be
>> removed in Apache code repositories - if you see any more LGPL/GPL
>> stuff in ESME's SVN please discuss that here.
>> 
>> I have created ESME-154 and made it a blocker for Release 1.0, to make
>> sure a general review of such code is done before the release.
>> 
>> -Bertrand
>> 


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