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From Richard Hirsch <hirsch.d...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: LGPL code in ESME (was: ESME-47 "Some Licensing Nits" ...)
Date Fri, 29 Jan 2010 09:40:49 GMT
>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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