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From Brett Porter <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: A legal-ish question
Date Fri, 11 Jun 2010 10:40:12 GMT

On 11/06/2010, at 4:27 PM, Kristian Rosenvold wrote:

> I have a memoizer
> (http://www.javaconcurrencyinpractice.com/listings/Memoizer.java) that
> I'd like to include "somewhere" in our code base. It's like 30 lines of
> code or so. 
> 
> Ï've seen this snippet of code (or extremely minor permutations of it)
> appear a number of places, under various lisence headers, for instance:
> 
> http://www.koders.com/java/fid960BDFDD3A35D42E6652E79BA3F959A375024F0B.aspx?s=mdef%3Acompute
> 
> 
> What's the appropriate thing to do IP-wise wrt including such a piece of
> code ? The specific implementation I've linked to appears on page 108 of
> the "Java Concurrency in practice" book. 

It's fine to include it under the terms of it's public domain license:
http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#category-a

- Brett

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Brett Porter
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