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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Groovy not allowed to include its "Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License" licensed documentation in the distribution? (was: Re: [Apache Creadur/RAT-206] Request to add support for Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike / what LICENSE snippet to scan for?)
Date Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:05:09 GMT
Nevertheless, contacting the authors and including them in the process is a
great opportunity for community building.

The contact doesn't even have to be framed as a request for permission.  It
can be more of a friendly notification along thes sorts of  lines

  On Jun 17, 2015, Ted Dunning suggested:

> Hey... just wanted to let you know that the docs are being relicensed
> under ASL so that we can include them in the releases going forward.  This
> was covered by the original grant you gave us so you don't have to take any
> action right now.  Love your work and look forward to working with you and
> the rest of the community going forward




On Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 9:25 AM, Roman Shaposhnik <roman@shaposhnik.org>
wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 3:09 AM, Guillaume Laforge <glaforge@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > So given this grant, indeed, why do we even bother at all???
>
> IANAL, but this is exactly my understanding as well -- everything that has
> been covered by the grant *may* be relicensed.
>
> Thanks,
> Roman.
>
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