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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Flex and Amazon S3 API
Date Tue, 12 Feb 2013 18:40:16 GMT
Christian says the license gives you permission to fork to Github.  You have
to retain the Adobe copyright, and cannot use Adobe's name for promotional
purposes.

Have fun,
-Alex


On 2/11/13 2:51 PM, "Philippe Mouawad" <p.mouawad@ubik-ingenierie.com>
wrote:

> Hello,
> Thank you Alex, it would be nice from you.
> 
> Regards
> Philippe
> 
> On Monday, February 11, 2013, Alex Harui wrote:
> 
>> The google site says it is under BSD, but I did not look at the source
>> code.
>> It appears the authors did not remove the Adobe SCLA.
>> 
>> I have not checked to see if the dependency source code also has licensing
>> problems.  Can you do that?  If it is just this file, I will try to contact
>> the author.
>> 
>> 
>> On 2/11/13 2:11 PM, "Philippe Mouawad"
>> <p.mouawad@ubik-ingenierie.com<javascript:;>
>>> 
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> 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 <javascript:;>>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_compa
>>>> tibility
>>>> 
>>>> The BSD license is compatible with the Apache License so code under the
>>>> BSD can be donated to an Apache project.
>>>> 
>>>> Justin
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> --
>> 
>> --
>> Alex Harui
>> Flex SDK Team
>> Adobe Systems, Inc.
>> http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui
>> 
>> 

-- 
Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.
http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui


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