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From "Alexei Fedotov" <alexei.fedo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [buildtest2] Shall we Integrate mauve to BTI 2.0
Date Fri, 27 Jul 2007 11:06:51 GMT
Tim, Sean,
Thank you for helping me to understand the important question.


On 7/26/07, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
> Alexei Fedotov wrote:
> > I'm trying to understand the link [1] you've send. Do I understand
> > correctly the paragraph "YOU MAY include code within the Apache
> > product necessary to achieve compatibility with a prohibited work
> > [...]" applies to this case?
>
> Well the whole document applies to our project, but in particular we
> should be mindful of the scenarios that describe how we can interact
> with Mauve code.
>
> http://people.apache.org/~cliffs/3party.html#options-scenarios
>
> Regards,
> Tim
>
> >
> > [1] http://people.apache.org/~cliffs/3party.html
> >
> > On 7/25/07, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Alexei Fedotov wrote:
> >> > Hello Sean,
> >> >
> >> > Disclaimer: I'm not a lawyer. :-)
> >>
> >> Me neither, and when we are done discussing we might want to do a
> >> gut-check with the legal discuss mailing list to ensure they approve our
> >> proposed actions...that said...
> >>
> >> > Mauve has a pure GPL license [1]. Executing mauve tests is
> >> > establishing a dynamic link between Harmony VM an these tests. For me
> >> > this means that the linking infrastructure is tainted with GPL and
> >> > cannot be a part of BTI. In other words, if you commit such
> >> > infrastructure into Apache repository, the link may help FSF to claim
> >> > that Harmony VM links to GPL-ed code and should be re-licensed under
> >> > GPL.
> >> >
> >> > All, please correct me if I'm wrong. Thanks.
> >>
> >> There is no intent to redistribute the tests from Harmony, just enable
> >> them for the end user.  There is an analogy with the performance
> >> infrastructure we just voted on which has adapters to SPEC benchmarks
> >> that are not part of Harmony.
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >> Tim
> >>
> >
> >
>


-- 
With best regards,
Alexei,
ESSD, Intel

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