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From Shao Zhi Zhao <>
Subject Re: [legal] How to clarify, if usage of Boost C++ source libraries is allowed
Date Wed, 28 Sep 2011 02:13:35 GMT


who will response to the submitted JIRA issue?

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             2011-09-27 21:27                                              
                                       Re: [legal] How to clarify, if      
             Please respond to         usage of Boost C++ source libraries 
             ooo-dev@incubator         is allowed                          


here is the link to the submitted JIRA issue -

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
>> <> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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
> Best regards, Oliver.

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