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From Daniel Shahaf <...@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject Re: How to handle non-OS jars in repository
Date Mon, 01 Oct 2012 12:12:40 GMT
Makes sense, thanks for clarifying!

Upayavira wrote on Mon, Oct 01, 2012 at 08:30:56 +0100:
> Here's my take:
> 
> As I see it, anything that goes into SVN we need to be sure we have the
> _legal_ right to redistribute, regardless of any compatibility or
> otherwise with the Apache License (e.g. GPL in our repo is not a
> disaster).
> 
> It is a _policy_ decision of the ASF that anything that goes into ASF
> releases is compatible with, and sublicensable under the Apache License.
> 
> So long as it is legal to redistribute them, it is okay to have them in
> SVN. If it is not legal to redistribute, we should certainly delete
> immediately from HEAD, and whether we do more than that would, I guess,
> be up to the copyright holder (assuming they knew it was there at all).
> 
> Upayavira
> 
> On Sun, Sep 30, 2012, at 11:14 PM, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> > If you've not released it and you've deleted it from HEAD of all
> > branches, I think you're fine.
> > 
> > Noah Slater wrote on Sun, Sep 30, 2012 at 23:09:45 +0100:
> > > Okay cool.
> > > 
> > > My root concern was that we have non-OS data in our repository. But if you
> > > think that's an academic concern (i.e. we've not released it, so it doesn't
> > > matter) then okay.
> > > 
> > > On Sun, Sep 30, 2012 at 11:02 PM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name>wrote:
> > > 
> > > > Noah Slater wrote on Sun, Sep 30, 2012 at 22:50:48 +0100:
> > > > > In relation to the non-OS jars, Chiradeep Vittal wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > I am currently downloading them from the repository history.
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > If it's just one developer who does it in his own personal builds of
> > > > HEAD, builds which don't leave his personal dev environment, I don't see
> > > > the problem.
> > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Presumably he is doing this because he knew of their existence before
> > > > they
> > > > > were removed (they were part of the original import from Citrix),
and
> > > > finds
> > > > > it convenient to snag them each time he's preparing a build.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-cloudstack-dev/201209.mbox/%3CCC78B251.2EA43%25chiradeep.vittal@citrix.com%3E
> > > > >
> > > > > On Sun, Sep 30, 2012 at 10:46 PM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name
> > > > >wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > To clarify, are you saying that people download jars directly
from
> > > > > > version control history?  Where do they find the references
to their
> > > > > > existence there?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Noah Slater wrote on Sun, Sep 30, 2012 at 22:41:53 +0100:
> > > > > > > Hey,
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > It came up on the CloudStack list that we have non-OS (I
don't know
> > > > the
> > > > > > > specific license, but I can find out if it's important)
jars in the
> > > > > > > repository, and some people (at least one) is downloading
them from
> > > > that
> > > > > > > location for convenience.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Obviously, we're not going to ship them, and we can certainly
delete
> > > > > > them.
> > > > > > > (This may've happened already.) But what I wanted to know
was: do we
> > > > have
> > > > > > > to do anything about the fact that they exist in the repository
> > > > history?
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Thanks,
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > --
> > > > > > > NS
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > > NS
> > > >
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > -- 
> > > NS
> > 
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