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From Sam Ruby <ru...@intertwingly.net>
Subject Re: OpenOffice & LibreOffice
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2011 00:46:55 GMT
On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 8:39 PM, Greg Stein <gstein@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 20:17, Keith Curtis <keithcu@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 4:51 PM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:
>>>
>>> There are terms about redistribution that must be respected. Please read the
license - http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0.html
>>>
>>> This will help you properly research the topic as well: http://www.apache.org/foundation/licence-FAQ.html
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Dave
>>
>> The redistribution terms only have to be respected until I relicense
>> the code. That can be done via grep.
>
> You cannot simply strip the Apache License off of the code. You must
> respect its terms.
>
> Your overall work could be GPL'd, but that one file that comes with an
> ALv2 license must continue to have that license. Stripping the header
> off of it, and applying a different license, is a copyright violation.

An example of how another project has dealt with this:

http://wikis.sun.com/display/GlassFish/Copyrights

> -g

- Sam Ruby

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