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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Re: XmlHttpRequest licensing
Date Wed, 06 Oct 2010 18:59:52 GMT
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> 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><dkhaywood@gmail.com>
 Reply-To:
> dan@haywood-associates.co.uk  Organization: Haywood Associates Ltd.  To: Sergey
> Ilinsky <sergey@ilinsky.com> <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> 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    *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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