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From Brock Noland <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Squeasel and Mustache - "important" or "just an innocent embedded dependency"
Date Sun, 09 Oct 2016 02:38:42 GMT
Feels very much in the "innocent" camp to me.

On Thu, Oct 6, 2016 at 1:44 PM, Henry Robinson <henry@apache.org> wrote:

> Yeah, I don't think Cloudera owns the copyright to either (Mustache was
> written by me, and is hosted on my private Github). Even if they did, I
> don't think there's any compelling reason to grant the copyright to the
> ASF. Both components would be replaceable if it was ever required.
>
> On 6 October 2016 at 08:55, Todd Lipcon <todd@cloudera.com> wrote:
>
>> I don't know much about mustache, but as far as Squeasel goes, Cloudera
>> doesn't own the copyright and thus can't contribute it. It's a fork of
>> another project (Mongoose) which switched licensing to an incompatible one
>> once we were already using it. Due to the license switch, we made a copy
>> of
>> the prior release that we were using and renamed it. But, the copyright
>> still remains with the original authors, as far as I understand.
>>
>> -Todd
>>
>> On Thu, Oct 6, 2016 at 8:05 AM, Jim Apple <jbapple@cloudera.com> wrote:
>>
>> > The Impala community, with our mentors, should decide if we should
>> > request from CLoudera na additional software grant for our thirdparty
>> > components.
>> >
>> > https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/d0c3482cccb3d8bc0a121c14bd269c
>> > 98fb078213e79432ad164d4e62@%3Cgeneral.incubator.apache.org%3E
>> >
>> > Mustache and Squeasel are small components (4202 lines of code, total)
>> > and we can include them in Impala because they are permissively
>> > licensed. However, it may make sense for them to have a software grant
>> > to the ASF if they "contain a patented algorithm or [are] core to how
>> > Impala works".
>> >
>> > My suspicion is that they do not and are not.
>> >
>> > Thoughts?
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Todd Lipcon
>> Software Engineer, Cloudera
>
>

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