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From "Richard S. Hall" <>
Subject Re: IP clearance question
Date Mon, 06 Jul 2009 16:55:31 GMT
Follow up question, I assume our vote to accept the contribution is 
still acceptable as well as the software grant from Paremus. So, the 
only necessary action is to have Paremus submit a new, Apache compatible 
archive. Is that correct?

-> richard

On 7/6/09 12:52 PM, Richard S. Hall wrote:
> Ok, thanks.
> -> richard
> On 7/6/09 12:50 PM, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>> Richard S. Hall wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I am trying to perform IP clearance on the Sigil project to Felix.
>>> The contributed archive contains some embedded JAR files, one of which
>>> is covered by AGPL, which is a modified version of GPL. I am told by
>>> Paremus (the contributors) that only two minor classes depend on this
>>> JAR and it could be easily removed from Sigil with very minor impact.
>>> So, the question I have is, do we need them to submit a new archive 
>>> that
>>> doesn't contain this code or is it sufficient for us to strip this code
>>> before importing the contributed code to SVN?
>> GPL [AGPL] is viral.  The entire archive is copyleft.
>> You need clear AL 2.0 submission by the original authors, with no pieces
>> of GPL code whatsoever.
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