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From OmPrakash Muppirala <bigosma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [LAST CALL] Release FlexJS/FalconJX 0.5.0
Date Tue, 08 Sep 2015 22:17:11 GMT
On Tue, Sep 8, 2015 at 1:52 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:

> Again, I could certainly be wrong, but my understanding of the rules is
> that an Apache project can’t publish a file of coordinates that isn’t an
> exact copy of the original .svg file if the file is CC-BY-SA.
>
> My understanding is that any modifications cannot be placed under AL (or
> into the public domain as some modifiers have claimed) and must be under
> CC-BY-SA, and that restriction makes CC-BY-SA incompatible with the Apache
> License.
>
> In digging into this, I think I’ve discovered that the blank map is
> derived from [1].
>
> It looks like your modifications were done to allow mouse targeting of the
> individual states.  I noticed on [1] there is a clickable version.  I
> haven’t looked to see if it has more easy-to-use data.  Anyway, I think we
> can transform the unmodified data at runtime if you do need to break it up
> into pieces, but we can’t break it up through some other tool and store it
> in a file.
>


This is the user[1] who uploaded the original version [2]
His email id is listed in his bio page; perhaps we can contact him to
re-license it to us?

Thanks,
Om

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Wapcaplet
[2]  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Map_of_USA_with_state_names.svg


>
> What a pain...
> -Alex
>
> [1]
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Map_of_USA_with_state_names.svg#fil
> e
>
>
> On 9/8/15, 1:21 PM, "omuppi1@gmail.com on behalf of OmPrakash Muppirala"
> <omuppi1@gmail.com on behalf of bigosmallm@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >There is also this demo app where we can get the co-ordinates from:
> >
> https://raw.githubusercontent.com/robflaherty/us-map-raphael/master/us-map
> >-svg.js
> >
> >On Tue, Sep 8, 2015 at 1:07 PM, OmPrakash Muppirala <bigosmallm@gmail.com
> >
> >wrote:
> >
> >> On Tue, Sep 8, 2015 at 12:29 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On 9/8/15, 11:58 AM, "omuppi1@gmail.com on behalf of OmPrakash
> >>>Muppirala"
> >>> <omuppi1@gmail.com on behalf of bigosmallm@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> >Sorry, I forgot to respond to your question.  The co-ordinates for
> >>>the US
> >>> >States map comes from:
> >>> >https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Blank_US_Map.svg
> >>> >
> >>> >which is under a dual license of Creative Commons - Attribution Share
> >>> >Alike
> >>> >and GNU FDL.
> >>>
> >>> Hmm.  I could be wrong, but to use such an SVG file, I think we have to
> >>> use it as-is.  I don’t think we can port the data to AS or modify the
> >>>file
> >>> in any way.  Interestingly, I can use the PNG files from wikimedia to
> >>> solve my problem for FlexJSStore because it will be used unmodified.
> >>>
> >>> How did you port the data?  Did you write another app to do the port? I
> >>
> >> think you just have to include that logic in the example so it can work
> >>> from the downloaded .svg file.
> >>>
> >>>
> >> There is an existing app that does that:
> >> http://toki-woki.net/p/SVG2RaphaelJS/
> >> I had to modify the output a bit to suit the app requirements.
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Om
> >>
> >>
> >>> Then we need to fix up LICENSE and maybe NOTICE.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>> -Alex
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
>
>

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