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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Category-B tarballs in SVN (was Re: External libraries)
Date Fri, 13 Jan 2012 00:09:39 GMT
On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 7:05 PM, Ross Gardler
<rgardler@opendirective.com> wrote:
> On 12 January 2012 23:50, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 6:42 PM, Ross Gardler
>> <rgardler@opendirective.com> wrote:
>>> On 12 January 2012 19:28, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> 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.

-Rob

> Ross
>
>
> --
> Ross Gardler (@rgardler)
> Programme Leader (Open Development)
> OpenDirective http://opendirective.com

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