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From Philippe Mouawad <p.moua...@ubik-ingenierie.com>
Subject Re: Flex and Amazon S3 API
Date Mon, 11 Feb 2013 22:11:53 GMT
Hello,

Thanks for answer, but source code contains the following, where do you see
BSD licensing ?  :


/*
Adobe Systems Incorporated(r) Source Code License Agreement
Copyright(c) 2005 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.

Please read this Source Code License Agreement carefully before using
the source code.

Adobe Systems Incorporated grants to you a perpetual, worldwide,
non-exclusive,
no-charge, royalty-free, irrevocable copyright license, to reproduce,
prepare derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, and
distribute this source code and such derivative works in source or
object code form without any attribution requirements.

The name "Adobe Systems Incorporated" must not be used to endorse or
promote products
derived from the source code without prior written permission.

You agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend Adobe Systems Incorporated
from and
against any loss, damage, claims or lawsuits, including attorney's
fees that arise or result from your use or distribution of the source
code.

THIS SOURCE CODE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "WITH ALL FAULTS", WITHOUT
ANY TECHNICAL SUPPORT OR ANY EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING,
BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. ALSO, THERE IS NO WARRANTY OF
NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE OR QUIET ENJOYMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL ADOBE
OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL,
EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS;
OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY,
WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR
OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOURCE CODE, EVEN IF
ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
*/

Regards


On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 11:03 PM, Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com>wrote:

> HI,
>
> > As license is hard to understand and not clear regarding what can be done
> > with the code, we don't know if we can fork the project on GITHUB.
>
> The original code is licensed under the BSD license which is fairly
> permissive. By my reading it would allow you to fork the project on GItHub
> as long as you kept the original BSD license with that code.
>
> See
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BSD_licenses#Proprietary_software_licenses_compatibility
>
> The BSD license is compatible with the Apache License so code under the
> BSD can be donated to an Apache project.
>
> Justin




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