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From Oliver-Rainer Wittmann <orwittm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [legal] How to clarify, if usage of Boost C++ source libraries is allowed
Date Wed, 28 Sep 2011 07:48:40 GMT
Hi,

on http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html it is said:
<quote>
Asking Questions

Please submit questions to the Legal Affair Committee JIRA space.
</quote>

Thus, I expect that people from the Legal Affair Committee will response.


Best regards, Oliver.

On 28.09.2011 04:13, Shao Zhi Zhao wrote:
> hi,
>
> who will response to the submitted JIRA issue?
>
> thanks
>
> mail:zhaoshzh@cn.ibm.com
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> Hi,
>
> here is the link to the submitted JIRA issue -
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-101
>
> Best regards, Oliver.
>
> On 27.09.2011 14:59, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann wrote:
>  >
>  >
>  > On 27.09.2011 14:16, Rob Weir wrote:
>  >> On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 8:08 AM, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann
>  >> <orwittmann@googlemail.com> wrote:
>  >>> Hi,
>  >>>
>  >>> I want to clarify, if we can still use the Boost C++ source libraries
>  >>> in our
>  >>> project.
>  >>> It is licensed under the Boost Software License - Version 1.0, found at
>  >>> http://www.boost.org/LICENSE_1_0.txt
>  >>>
>  >>> Boost is widely used in our source core. It is included in project
>  >>> via the
>  >>> "ext_sources" process.
>  >>>
>  >>> What is the right way at Apache to clarify, if such a 3rd party stuff
>  >>> can be
>  >>> used, if its license is not mentioned at
>  >>> http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html?
>  >>> Should I submit a corresponding JIRA issue in JIRA project 'Legal
>  >>> Discuss'?
>  >>>
>  >>
>  >> If there is doubt, certainly send a note to legal-discuss asking them
>  >> to classify the license. This particular case looks easy. It is not
>  >> placing any restrictions other than including their notice. So we
>  >> would need to add their notice to our NOTICE.txt.
>  >>
>  >> Rob
>  >>
>  >
>  > Thank you, Rob.
>  >
>  > I agree that this case should be no problem.
>  > But as its license is not mentioned on the above mentioned Apache
>  > website, I will ask legal-discuss.
>  > I have seen that JIRA mails from its JIRA project are mirrored to
>  > mailing list legal-discuss. Thus, I will submit a corresponding JIRA
> issue.
>  >
>  > Best regards, Oliver.
>

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