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From Dan Haywood <dkhayw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: XmlHttpRequest licensing
Date Fri, 08 Oct 2010 13:02:20 GMT
  Thanks for this, Benson, and may take it you up on it.  Mark suggested 
running by legal@a.o first, otherwise I may very well want to take you 
up on this offer.

Cheers
Dan


On 06/10/2010 19:59, Benson Margulies wrote:
> As an alternative, I wrote a device for this purpose as part of the 
> Apache CXF Javascript SOAP client generator.
>
> On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 12:51 PM, Dan Haywood <dkhaywood@gmail.com 
> <mailto:dkhaywood@gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Dear mentors,
>
>     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).
>
>     Thanks,
>     Dan
>
>
>     -------- Original Message --------
>     Subject: 	Re: XmlHttpRequest licensing
>     Date: 	Wed, 06 Oct 2010 17:46:26 +0100
>     From: 	Dan Haywood <dkhaywood@gmail.com> <mailto:dkhaywood@gmail.com>
>     Reply-To: 	dan@haywood-associates.co.uk
>     <mailto:dan@haywood-associates.co.uk>
>     Organization: 	Haywood Associates Ltd.
>     To: 	Sergey Ilinsky <sergey@ilinsky.com> <mailto:sergey@ilinsky.com>
>
>
>
>     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/
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>     On 6 October 2010 18:10, Dan Haywood <dkhaywood@gmail.com
>>     <mailto: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
>>         [2] http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/IsisProposal.
>>
>>         -- 
>>         Dan Haywood
>>         consultant, mentor, developer, author
>>         agile, ddd, oo, java, .net, sybase
>>         MA, MBCS, CITP, CEng
>>         /mail: /dan@haywood-associates.co.uk
>>         <mailto:dan@haywood-associates.co.uk>
>>         /book: /Domain Driven Design using Naked Objects
>>         <http://pragprog.com/titles/dhnako>
>>         /blog: /http://danhaywood.com
>>         /linked in: /http://uk.linkedin.com/in/dkhaywood
>>         /twitter: /http://twitter.com/dkhaywood
>>         /sybase: /http://sybtraining.co.uk
>>
>>
>

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