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From Dan Haywood <dkhayw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Fwd: Re: XmlHttpRequest licensing
Date Fri, 08 Oct 2010 12:59:36 GMT
  Hi Mark,

Is there some recommended way to go about contacting legal@a.o?  Do I 
need to be subscribed to it (and would I subscribe using 
legal-subscribe@a.o)?

Thx
Dan


On 06/10/2010 18:23, Mark Struberg wrote:
> If we are _not_ distributing this project but only _using_ it, then it would be no problem
at all. LGPL projects might be used this way.
>
> Of course, if he kindly gave us permission to relicense it under ASL, then we might also
package it into our distribution bundles.
>
> Not 100% sure though whether/where we need to put this on file.
> I'd say we contact legal@a.o, just to be sure.
>
> LieGrue,
> strub
>
>
> --- On Wed, 10/6/10, Dan Haywood<dkhaywood@gmail.com>  wrote:
>
> From: Dan Haywood<dkhaywood@gmail.com>
> Subject: Fwd: Re: XmlHttpRequest licensing
> To: isis-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Date: Wednesday, October 6, 2010, 4:51 PM
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>    Dear mentors,
>
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>
>      I've realized that one of my sister projects (restful objects) has a
>      dependency on some LGPL software.
>
>
>
>      Per the email chain below, I contacted the developer, Sergey
>      Ilinsky, who has granted us permission with the words below:
>
>
>
>      Yes, I authorize "NO framework and your sister projects accepted
>        [2] into the Apache incubator" to use my XMLHttpRequest.js library
>        (available at the http://code.google.com/p/xmlhttprequest/
>        and currently licensed under LGPL) with the ASL license.
>
>
>
>      Does this make sense legally, and is it enough to put on file?   Or
>      would he need to formally license his software under ASL from his
>      main website (and if he's not happy, then I'd need to yank it and
>      use something else instead).
>
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>
>      Thanks,
>
>      Dan
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>
>      -------- Original Message --------
>
>
>
>            Subject:
>            Re: XmlHttpRequest licensing
>
>
>            Date:
>            Wed, 06 Oct 2010 17:46:26 +0100
>
>
>            From:
>            Dan Haywood<dkhaywood@gmail.com>
>
>
>            Reply-To:
>
>            dan@haywood-associates.co.uk
>
>
>            Organization:
>
>            Haywood Associates Ltd.
>
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>            To:
>            Sergey Ilinsky<sergey@ilinsky.com>
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>      Sergey,
>
>      Thank you very much for your prompt reply, and for granting us this
>      permission.
>
>
>
>      I'm still learning the ropes at Apache, so I'll need to double check
>      that the statement below suffices (and legally makes sense) but I
>      would hope it would.
>
>
>
>      ~~~
>
>      Just had a quick glance at your Ample SDK; I'm always on the lookout
>      for new frameworks that target the UI experience.  It might work
>      quite well as an alternative default front-end for my restful
>      interface.  Just added it to the Isis wiki.  But whatever, good luck
>      with build up a community for it.
>
>
>
>      Thanks again,
>
>      Dan
>
>      ----------------
>
>
>
>      On 06/10/2010 17:18, Sergey Ilinsky wrote:
>
>
>          Dan,
>
>
>
>          Yes, I authorize "NO framework and your sister projects accepted
>          [2] into the Apache incubator" to use my XMLHttpRequest.js
>          library (available at the http://code.google.com/p/xmlhttprequest/
>          and currently licensed under LGPL) with the ASL license.
>
>
>
>          BTW, you may be interested in looking into another project
>            I recently started - Ample SDK, Open-Source JavaScript GUI
>            Framework http://www.amplesdk.com
>            There are already several businesses using it for their
>            benefit!
>
>
>
>          Sergey/
>
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>            On 6 October 2010 18:10, Dan Haywood
>              <dkhaywood@gmail.com>
>              wrote:
>
>
>                 Hi Sergey,
>
>                  I came across your XMLHttpRequest a while back while
>                  writing my book [1] on the Java Naked Objects framework
>                  (perhaps you've heard of it, but then again, perhaps
>                  not) and incorporated it into some companion "sister"
>                  project to expose a RESTful interface to an NO domain
>                  model.
>
>
>
>                  Fast forward a year, and we've had the NO framework and
>                  my sister projects accepted [2] into the Apache
>                  incubator.
>
>
>
>                  Anyway... one of the requirements for Apache is that all
>                  dependencies must be ASL or equivalent.  I see that
>                  you've changed the license on XMLHttpRequest from GPL to
>                  LGPL, but LGPL doesn't quite cut-it for Apache.
>
>
>
>                  So, my question is... would you be willing to further
>                  change your license from LGPL to ASL?  Otherwise I guess
>                  I'll need to reimplement, but it's a shame to do so
>                  given such a good piece of work is already out there.
>
>
>
>                  Many thanks,
>
>                  Dan Haywood
>
>
>
>                  [1] http://pragprog.com/titles/dhnako
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>                  [2] http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/IsisProposal.
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>
>
>                  --
>
>                     Dan Haywood
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