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From Donal Lafferty <donal.laffe...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: Redistributing 3rd party code licensed under Apache License 2.0
Date Thu, 31 Jan 2013 23:07:17 GMT
Oh, and a final option is to split out the Plug-specific code into the extras repo, and commit
only changes to other bits of CloudStack.

DL


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Donal Lafferty [mailto:donal.lafferty@citrix.com]
> Sent: 31 January 2013 22:17
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: RE: Redistributing 3rd party code licensed under Apache License 2.0
> 
> Calling WMI from Python is a short term solution to allow for proof of
> concept.
> 
> In the immediate term, the Python code in the repo can be changed out for a
> derivative of Cloud.com's work.  This would allow the owners of Cloud.com's
> IP to donate the code assuming the owners are Citrix and able to release the
> IP.
> 
> Chiradeep, you might know better what position the Cloud.com
> contributions to OpenStack are in.  I'm thinking of the OpenStack Hyper-V
> driver in the Diablo branch
> 
> For next release, the WMI calls are to be carried out directly from Java.
> Microsoft have suggested a Java stack for access to WMI via WS-Man.
> 
> 
> DL
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Chiradeep Vittal [mailto:Chiradeep.Vittal@citrix.com]
> > Sent: 31 January 2013 21:56
> > To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: Redistributing 3rd party code licensed under Apache
> > License 2.0
> >
> > I'd like Donal to offer up an alternative implementation if possible.
> > Is this the long-term supportable implementation? Or is it just a hack
> > to get things moving?
> >
> >
> > On 1/31/13 10:16 AM, "David Nalley" <david@gnsa.us> wrote:
> >
> > >On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 1:11 PM, Donal Lafferty
> > ><donal.lafferty@citrix.com> wrote:
> > >> As a non-committer, developing in the Apache repository was never
> > >>an option.
> > >>
> > >> Would Citrix want the Hyper-V driver it bought with Cloud.com?
> > >>
> > >> Is there a NOTICE-based means of including Apache Licence 2.0 code
> > >>in the repository that originated with the OpenStack project?
> > >>
> > >> Should I put the driver in the 'extras' folder?
> > >>
> > >> I'm not sure what procedures are available.
> > >>
> > >
> > >So, quite honestly, we don't know either. We've sought out advice
> > >from mentors and they've pointed us to legal-discuss, and that
> > >conversation is happening there now. Lets not get too concerned until
> > >we find out what the folks who do know say and we can figure a path
> from there.
> > >
> > >--David


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