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From Niclas Hedhman <nic...@hedhman.org>
Subject Re: Compatible licenses for Traffic Server
Date Fri, 02 Oct 2009 05:27:16 GMT
A chunk of the questions are answered on
http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html

-- Niclas

On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 12:35 PM, Leif Hedstrom <leif@yahoo-inc.com> wrote:
> 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
>>  |  yahoo id. andrewhsyou  |  w. 408.349.4377  |  c. 408.386.5168
>
>



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