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From Michael Schmalle <teotigraphix...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [FalconJX] d.ts files and parse/cross compile to AS
Date Fri, 29 May 2015 23:04:35 GMT
So what is stopping me from making my own parser and offering libraries on
my won github account that is not tied to Apache?

With IDL parser, if I made my own parser could that be used at Apache?

Mike

On Fri, May 29, 2015 at 6:51 PM, Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com>
wrote:

> HI,
>
> > Good.  All of these pieces seem to be Apache compatible.
>
> Sorry but that may not actually be the case.
> 1) The file has no licence header [1] and from the header seems it may be
> part of the CanvasJS project [2] which is a paid for product [3] and also
> has an EULA [4] which doesn’t look apache comparable to me.
> 2) If you look at the file history you'll see that it was contributed by
> mover5 [5] who looks like from the email address on his gthub to be a
> Microsoft employee. Depending on his employment contact Microsoft may or
> may not own the code.
>
> This is the issue with code found on github in that the provenance in a
> lot of cases can be unclear.
>
> Thanks,
> Justin
>
> 1.
> https://github.com/borisyankov/DefinitelyTyped/blob/master/canvasjs/canvasjs.d.ts
> 2. http://canvasjs.com/
> 3. http://canvasjs.com/license-canvasjs/
> 4. http://canvasjs.com/eula/chart/
> 5. https://github.com/mover5

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