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From Craig L Russell <craig.russ...@oracle.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Empire-db 2.0.6-incubating (rc4)
Date Sun, 09 May 2010 09:34:12 GMT
Optional dependencies can have any license. In some cases, even  
required dependencies can have incompatible licenses.

The hard rule is that Apache projects must not ship code with  
incompatible licenses.

So I'm

+1

for release of these artifacts.

Good job.

Craig

On May 8, 2010, at 11:59 PM, Francis De Brabandere wrote:

> First of all thanks for the thorough review.
>
> These are all optional dependencies and we don't package them. All our
> code is written against the JDBC api, we don't need any driver
> implementation for compilation. So I don't see the problem.
>
> It seems we forgot to comment the mysql dependency in the codegen
> which is the only place and it will cause the mysql driver to be
> downloaded to your local maven repository when using it... is this
> blocking for the release? (just fixed this in trunk)
>
> Cheers,
> Francis
>
> On Sun, May 9, 2010 at 5:05 AM, Thomas Fischer  
> <fischer@seitenbau.net> wrote:
>> rat report looks good
>> signatures are ok
>> maven jars are the same as in other distribution - good work !
>> source builds
>>
>> However, I found various dependencies which are not compatible with  
>> the ASF
>> license. These dependencies are NOT included in any distribution  
>> file.
>> However, as I read [1] ("which licenses are acceptable for use with  
>> an
>> Apache product"), dependencies must also comply with the 3rd party  
>> license
>> policy. Please correct me if I'm wrong.
>>
>> mysql-connector-java is released under GPL, according to [2] . GPL
>> dependencies are not ok according to [3]
>>
>> Not sure about hsqldb. It is not explicitly listed on [4], but as  
>> it is a
>> MIT style license, I presume it's ok, but IANAL.
>>
>> The h2database is dual-licensed under a modified mpl and epl. Both  
>> need to
>> be appropriately labeled, see [5]. I do not see such prominent  
>> labelling in
>> the distribution.
>>
>> The postgresql license is also not listed in [4]. I presume it's  
>> ok, but
>> IANAL.
>>
>> So I'm afraid this is a -1.
>>
>>    Thomas
>>
>> P.S. Sorry for waiting so long with the review, but I have been  
>> very busy
>> personally and now finally managed to find a time slice for this.
>>
>> [1] http://www.apache.org/legal/3party.html
>> [2] http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/connector/j/
>> [3] http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#category-x
>> [4] http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#category-a
>> [5] http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#category-b
>>
>>
>>> Francis De Brabandere wrote:
>>>> re: [VOTE] Release Apache Empire-db 2.0.6-incubating (rc4)
>>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> We have just prepared the fourth 2.0.6-incubating release candidate
>>>> and we are now looking for approval of the IPMC to publish the  
>>>> release.
>>>>
>>>> PMC vote thread:
>>>> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-empire-db-
>>>> dev/201004.mbox/browser
>>>> We already have one binding vote.
>>>>
>>>> These are the major change from our previous 2.0.5-incubating  
>>>> release:
>>>>
>>>> - Code-Generator allows generation of Data Model code files for
>>>> existing databases
>>>> - Maven plugin for DB-Code-Generator
>>>> - New example to demonstrate interoperability between Empire-db and
>>>> Spring
>>>> - Provided jars are now OSGi compatible
>>>>
>>>> Changelog:
>>>> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/empire-db/tags/apache-empire-db-
>>>> 2.0.6-incubating-rc4/CHANGELOG.txt?view=co
>>>>
>>>> Subversion tag:
>>>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/empire-db/tags/apache-
>>>> empire-db-2.0.6-incubating-rc4
>>>>
>>>> Maven staging repository:
>>>> https://repository.apache.org/content/repositories/orgapacheempire-db-
>>>> 020/
>>>>
>>>> Distribution files are located here
>>>> http://people.apache.org/~francisdb/empire-db/
>>>>
>>>> Rat report for the tag is available here:
>>>> http://people.apache.org/~francisdb/empire-db/rat.txt
>>>>
>>>> Vote open for 72 hours.
>>>>
>>>> [ ] +1
>>>> [ ] +0
>>>> [ ] -1
>>>>
>>
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Craig L Russell
Assistant Secretary, Apache Software Foundation
Chair, OpenJPA PMC
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