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From "Noel J. Bergman" <n...@devtech.com>
Subject Incompatibly licensed files in SVN
Date Fri, 17 Apr 2009 12:40:18 GMT
ant elder wrote:
> Niclas Hedhman wrote:
> > sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > As far as I know, putting a file in a publicly accessible SVN
> > > repository is considered as distribution too.
> > No, I am very positive that this is not the case. Legal dilligence is
> > done on the release artifacts separately from SVN issues. Unlike
> > release artifacts, SVN are at times incomplete, incorrect and
> > inaccurate. "Tags" have no legal meaning whatsoever, and should not
> > even be part of the discussion.
> And that matches "What is a release?" in the ASF Releases FAQ (although
SVN
> its not explicitly mentioned): http://www.apache.org/dev/release.html#what

Release != Distribution.  IANAL, nor is anyone else here last time I
checked.  It really should be a matter for legal-* to settle.

	--- Noel



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