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From Leif Hedstrom <l...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Compatible licenses for Traffic Server
Date Fri, 02 Oct 2009 04:35:21 GMT
Forwarding this question from Andrew, for some reason I don't think it  
arrived at general@...

-- Leif


Begin forwarded message:

> From: Andrew Hsu <andrewhs@yahoo-inc.com>
> Date: September 28, 2009 10:03:37 PM MDT
> To: <general@incubator.apache.org>
> Cc: <trafficserver-private@incubator.apache.org>, <trafficserver-dev@incubator.apache.org

> >, Leif Hedstrom <leifh@yahoo-inc.com>
> Subject: Compatible licenses for Traffic Server
> Reply-To: andrew.hsu@yahoo-inc.com
>
> Hello,
>
> I'm putting together the LICENSE and NOTICE files for the initial  
> commit of Traffic Server.  At the same time we are working to gut  
> the code of commercial licenses that cannot be released open  
> source.  Curious to know if there are some open source licenses that  
> are incompatible with Apache License 2.0 that we should also take  
> into account?
>
> Here is our list of open source licenses for source code that is  
> embedded in our software:
> GNU Lesser General Public License 2.0
> GNU Lesser General Public License 2.1
> GNU General Public License 2.0
> Mozilla Public License 1.1
> NetBSD (BSD with advertising clause)
> MIT
> OpenSSL
> We may be able to update the code that has the NetBSD (BSD with  
> advertising clause) to a newer NetBSD license (without advertising  
> clause).
>
> I tried searching for some type of license matrix on the Apache  
> Incubator pages for guidance and I came across a page about GPL  
> compatibility.  Seems to me GPL 2.0 is incompatible--is it also the  
> same for LGPL 2.0 and LGPL 2.1?
>
> Cheers,
> Andrew
>
> -- 
> andrew hsu  |  technical lead  |  Yahoo! Inc.  |  andrew.hsu@yahoo-inc.com 
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