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From Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitt...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache OpenMeetings Drupal Plugin 1.0 Incubating Release Candidate 1
Date Thu, 13 Sep 2012 08:15:44 GMT
Hi,

On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 10:08 AM, seba.wagner@gmail.com
<seba.wagner@gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't want to create a "claim" here. If the request raises too many
> concerns we will simply move it to apache-extras.org. Although it
> would be better if we could maintain those plugins within the ASF and
> contributors have the chance to become full members of our project.
> Also I don't understand in what sense implementing an API
> automatically requires all code to apply a certain License.

I agree with that argument against the viral nature of GPL, but in
general the ASF has tended to honor the wishes of upstream copyright
owners also beyond the requirements of copyright law.

> Somehow those issues just prevent progress. Maybe we should wait until
> the Incubator/Board meeting at the 19th takes place?

The ASF legal team is best positioned to resolve this issue. LEGAL-147
[1] is the place to look at.

[1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-147

BR,

Jukka Zitting

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