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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: SableVM? -- ICLA details
Date Thu, 23 Mar 2006 22:17:13 GMT
Dalibor Topic 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?

 From what I understood, Etienne is concerned that the ASF would take 
his code and decide to relicense it under the Apache License 2.0 without 
mentioning him and wants to be protected against that even if there is 
no record nor will of anybody here of doing so.

A little paranoid maybe, but sounds reasonable to me.

-- 
Stefano.


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