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From Leo Simons <m...@leosimons.com>
Subject Re: SableVM? -- ICLA details
Date Thu, 23 Mar 2006 21:12:33 GMT

On Thu, Mar 23, 2006 at 09:46:16AM -0800, Dalibor Topic wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 23, 2006 at 10:32:19AM -0500, Etienne Gagnon wrote:
> > 5- The ASF provides me with an official, legally binding document,
> >  signed by officers that have sufficient rights to do so, stating that
> >  it will only sub-license (distribute, etc.) code contributed by SableVM
> >  authors (can be identified specifically) and derivatives of this code,
> >  under licenses that require explicit acknowledgment of the copyright
> >  of these authors and that require redistribution of the related text
> >  found in the NOTICE file.  [I have no trouble letting the ASF lawyers
> >  come up with some text proposal.  I would highly suggest reusing words
> >  off the Apache License 2.0 to do so.  I can even propose some text, if
> >  you wish me to do so.]
> Is the intent that you want to be able to claim copyright on VMs linking
> to Harmony's VM modules?


Regardless of intent (something I can't answer for obviously), how would that
possibly be a valid claim? Attribution of A with regard to X is not in any
way related to copyright of A with regard to Y, right?

Leo *scratches head a lot these days* Simons

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