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From Doug Cutting <cutt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Graduate Sqoop podling from Apache Incubator
Date Wed, 29 Feb 2012 18:20:20 GMT
On 02/29/2012 06:19 AM, Alex Karasulu wrote:
>> The class/package names are merely not being deleted. Presuming that the
>> > original code was part of the inceptional code grant, one can conclude that
>> > the company in question doesn't mind their namespace being used by ASF
>> > projects *for that purpose*.
>> >
>> >
> OK I'm completely content if the Co. in question does so in writing freeing
> us of any responsibility.

I don't think this is required.

" ... the names of the Java language API files, packages, classes, and
methods are not protectable as a matter of law ..."

http://www.groklaw.net/articlebasic.php?story=20110915194531435

Doug

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