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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Category-B tarballs in SVN (was Re: External libraries)
Date Fri, 13 Jan 2012 00:13:59 GMT
On 13 January 2012 00:09, Rob Weir <> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 7:05 PM, Ross Gardler
> <> wrote:
>> On 12 January 2012 23:50, Rob Weir <> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 6:42 PM, Ross Gardler
>>> <> wrote:
>>>> On 12 January 2012 19:28, Rob Weir <> wrote:
>>>> ...
>>>>> You were looking for an opinion for Apache Legal.  Robert is a member
>>>>> of Apache Legal Affairs, not Ross.
>>>> This is not correct. Neither of us is a member of the committee. We
>>>> are both on the legal lists (I'm not sure if Robert is on the internal
>>>> one, but he is certainly on the discuss list where this kind of thing
>>>> would be).
>>>> As I stated in that thread I believve Robert is mistaken, but since I
>>>> am not a part of the legal affairs committee, only an observer, I
>>>> cannot be certain.
>>> If you can point to any policy statement to back your belief, I'd love
>>> to have a link, for the record.  Or, a even a cogent argument for why
>>> this should not be allowed, given the stated goals of the license
>>> policies.
>> See the reply I just posted pointing to a conversation you instigated
>> on this very issue on legal-discuss. That thread is certainly not a
>> "no", but it is certainly not a "yes" either. The conversation needs
>> finishing.
> The thread went much further than what you quoted there, Ross,
> including the quote I gave where it was stated that this was OK.

Really? Then markmail is not showing the full thread. Can you provide
a direct link to that mail, all I am seeing is at there is no OK in there.

I don't see anything else in the ASF archves either, the start of the
thread is at

What am I missing?



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