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From Sandro Martini <sandro.mart...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Compatibility of code written in Scala with Apache License
Date Tue, 20 Apr 2010 13:51:44 GMT
Hi Bertrand,
thank you very much for the Help.

I find Scala very (complex but) exciting, so start some experiments in
Apache with Scala could be really a good thing, for both communities.

Bye,
Sandro


2010/4/16, Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacretaz@apache.org>:
> Hi,
>
> On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 12:51 AM, Sandro Martini
> <sandro.martini@gmail.com> wrote:
>> ...a quick question (I hope this is the right place for this question, if
>> not excuse me):...
>
> The best place for such questions is legal-discuss@apache.org, but I
> think this case is simple enough to be answered here.
>
>> I have some code created in Scala, and I'd like (if accepted by other
>> team members, but in any case this is an interesting thing to know) in
>> the future to publish it into SVN here (I'm one of Apache Pivot
>> Developers), but I'd like a confirm that this will be compatible with
>> the Apache license.
>>
>> The main dependency it has is to Scala, and then also with other
>> related Scala libraries mainly for tests (but this could be drop in
>> case of problems)....
>
> You should look at each library's license individually, and check
> http://apache.org/legal/resolved.html or ask legal-discuss if unclear.
>
>> Scala is licensed in a similar way of BSD (
>> http://www.scala-lang.org/node/146  ,
>> http://www.scala-lang.org/node/249  ) ... so there shouldn't be
>> problems, right ?
>
> Those licenses look good to me, and IIUC they require the copyright
> notice to be added to your project's NOTICE file.
>
>> ...Thanks you very much for the help...
>
> You're welcome - anything that comes out of epfl is a Good Thing (my
> office is just 2km from that ;-)
>
> -Bertrand
>
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