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From Raju Bitter <rajubit...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Flex for Apache Incubator
Date Wed, 21 Dec 2011 20:35:30 GMT
Carol,

I can imagine that there a number of legal questions which have to be
considered before you can provide an answer. And it's understandable
that the company will be shutdown for the Christmas season.

Thanks,
Raju

2011/12/21 Carol Frampton <cframpto@adobe.com>:
> Raju,
>
> Good question.  We are working with the Adobe lawyers to help us with the
> license compatibility issues, including between the Adobe opensource
> license and the Apache license.
>
> Adobe has a company shutdown from tomorrow until after the New Year, so
> while Alex and I are busy preparing for incubation, the Adobe lawyers are
> not around to help us for a couple of weeks.
>
> Carol
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Raju Bitter <rajubitter@googlemail.com>
> Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2011 14:04:05 -0800
> To: "general@incubator.apache.org" <general@incubator.apache.org>
> Subject: Re: [PROPOSAL] Flex for Apache Incubator
>
>>Carol,
>>
>>The legal stuff page for the Flex SDK
>>(http://opensource.adobe.com/wiki/display/flexsdk/Legal+Stuff) mention 3
>>different downloads:
>>
>>   * Free Adobe Flex SDK
>>   * Open Source Flex SDK
>>   * Adobe Add-ons for Open Source Flex SDK
>>
>>Is the SDK version which will be contributed to Apache the "Free Adobe
>>Flex SDK" or the "Open Source Flex SDK"?
>>
>>Since the add-ons contain "Adobe Flash Player, Adobe AIR, the advanced
>>font encoding libraries, and the code that allows licensing of things
>>like the Data Visualization components", I would assume that Apache Flex
>>will mainly be the Open Source Flex SDK?
>>
>>Raju
>>
>>On 12/20/11 10:56 PM, Carol Frampton wrote:
>>> Marcel,
>>>
>>> Alex and I are currently working with one of Adobe's IP lawyers to
>>>examine
>>> our code dependencies and determine what license issues we may have and
>>> how best to resolve them.
>>> We will be better able to answer your question in a few weeks.
>>>
>>> Carol
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Marcel Offermans<marcel.offermans@luminis.nl>
>>> Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 12:58:04 -0800
>>> To: "general@incubator.apache.org"<general@incubator.apache.org>
>>> Subject: Re: [PROPOSAL] Flex for Apache Incubator
>>>
>>>> Hello Alex,
>>>>
>>>> On Dec 19, 2011, at 21:20 PM, Alex Harui wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I would like to propose Flex to be an Apache Incubator project.
>>>>>
>>>>> Here's a link to the proposal:
>>>>> http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/FlexProposal
>>>>
>>>> First of all, thanks for this proposal, it looks well thought out. I
>>>>have
>>>> a question about the list of third party dependencies (a list you're
>>>> still compiling). Out of interest, could you please also include some
>>>> indication of the licenses of those dependencies, and how easy or hard
>>>> they would be to replace by open source equivalents (when appropriate)?
>>>>
>>>> Greetings, Marcel
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
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>



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