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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@opendirective.com>
Subject Re: Category-B tarballs in SVN (was Re: External libraries)
Date Fri, 13 Jan 2012 15:25:25 GMT
For what it is worth, I agree with Joe here. The question is whether there
is a valid reason to keep them here.

Ross

Sent from my mobile device, please forgive errors and brevity.
On Jan 13, 2012 3:13 PM, "Joe Schaefer" <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> Perfectly valid answer with one caveat:
> I don't know of any Apache policy that
> directly applies here.  I'd bet that
>
> if httpd had what it considered a valid
> reason for including the source of a
> Category-B licensed product in their
> svn tree, nobody, not even the board,
> would have grounds to object, especially
> not if they'd passed the issue off
> to LEGAL and didn't receive a negative
> response.
>
>
>
>
> >________________________________
> > From: Pedro Giffuni <pfg@apache.org>
> >To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org; Joe Schaefer <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com>
> >Sent: Friday, January 13, 2012 10:08 AM
> >Subject: Re: Category-B tarballs in SVN (was Re: External libraries)
> >
> >If you are asking me (and only me);
> >
> >--- Ven 13/1/12, Joe Schaefer <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com> ha scritto:
> >
> >> Why hasn't there been a LEGAL jira
> >> issue
> >> filed about this at this point?  As I said
> >> it's a gray area that I'm certain the IPMC
> >> has no existing governing policy on, and I'm also
> >> certain that your mentors will disagree in
> >> the opinions they are providing to you.
> >>
> >
> >I don't like gray areas: I think we should comply
> >crystal clear with Apache policies and solve this
> >beyond doubt.
> >
> >As I said before, the solution is easy: dropping
> >the files from SVN and providing sufficient
> >instructions on where to get them.
> >
> >Pedro.
> >
> >
> >
> >

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