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From Anirudh <anirudh2...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Quick question about a submodule file’s license
Date Thu, 12 Apr 2018 23:33:16 GMT
Hi Meghna,

Until the discussion is complete on legal-discuss@,
we can proceed with Option 2, and add this as a known issue to the release
notes.

Please let me know if you have any other suggestions or opinions.

Anirudh

On Thu, Apr 12, 2018 at 11:22 AM, Meghna Baijal <meghnabaijal2017@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi All,
> Until we resolve the licensing issue regarding this file [1] after
> discussion on legal-discuss, there are a couple of ways to handle this file
> for the 1.2 release as follows -
>
> Option 1. Remove this one file [1] from the release src tar (though not
> from the Github mxnet repo). This might lead to a couple of broken links in
> the Googletest submodule.
> Option 2. Let this file [1] remain in the src tar and add this open
> licensing issue to known issues in the release notes.
>
> Please let me know if you have any suggestions or opinions on this.
>
> [1]
> https://github.com/google/googletest/blob/ec44c6c1675c25b9827aacd08c0243
> 3cccde7780/googlemock/docs/DevGuide.md
>
> Thanks,
> Meghna Baijal
>
>
>
> On Fri, Apr 6, 2018 at 11:43 AM, Meghna Baijal <meghnabaijal2017@gmail.com
> >
> wrote:
>
> > Thank you Henri, Pedro.
> > Yes, we are only referring to the one documentation file within google
> > test.
> >
> > Henri,
> > Could you please guide me on the best approach to take an issue to the
> > legal-discuss@.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Meghna Baijal
> >
> > On Fri, Apr 6, 2018 at 7:42 AM, Pedro Larroy <
> pedro.larroy.lists@gmail.com
> > > wrote:
> >
> >> Good point, I thought text is media, but I'm not a lawyer. Just to be
> >> clear, that this refers to that particular documentation file, the
> >> software
> >> is BSD licensed.
> >>
> >> Pedro.
> >>
> >> On Fri, Apr 6, 2018 at 9:41 AM, Hen <bayard@apache.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> > Noting that the linked FAQ is for CC-BY-SA and unmodified media (ie:
> >> > images, sound, video); so it's not relevant.
> >> >
> >> > I think this is worth raising on legal-discuss@. CC-BY software is an
> >> > issue, but resolved.html hasn't stated anything regarding CC-BY for a
> >> > documentation file.
> >> >
> >> > Hen
> >> >
> >> > On Thu, Apr 5, 2018 at 10:43 AM, Meghna Baijal <
> >> meghnabaijal2017@gmail.com
> >> > >
> >> > wrote:
> >> >
> >> > > Thank you Pedro for looking into this. The suggestion came from PMC
> >> > during
> >> > > 1.1 voting cycle.
> >> > > However, the link does seem to indicate that including it should be
> >> ok. I
> >> > > also found other Apache projects that have included this file.
> >> > >
> >> > > I will review the LICENSE and NOTICE requirements and let the file
> >> remain
> >> > > in the source.
> >> > >
> >> > > Thanks Again!
> >> > >
> >> > > On Thu, Apr 5, 2018 at 9:22 AM, Pedro Larroy <
> >> > pedro.larroy.lists@gmail.com
> >> > > >
> >> > > wrote:
> >> > >
> >> > > > Hi Meghna.
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Are you sure the DevGuide of googletest is a problem?
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Check this out:
> >> > > >
> >> > > > https://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#cc-sa
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Pedro.
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > > On Thu, Apr 5, 2018 at 2:59 AM, Meghna Baijal <
> >> > > meghnabaijal2017@gmail.com>
> >> > > > wrote:
> >> > > >
> >> > > > > Hello Everyone,
> >> > > > > There was a suggestion during the 1.1 release vote to remove
> this
> >> > file
> >> > > > [1]
> >> > > > > from the released source since it is licensed under CC-BY-2.5.
> >> > > > >
> >> > > > > However, this file is a part of the googletest submodule
and
> can’t
> >> > > simply
> >> > > > > be removed. Does anyone know how we can deal with the licensing
> of
> >> > this
> >> > > > > file ?
> >> > > > >
> >> > > > > [1] *Path to file in mxnet -*
> >> > > > > apache-mxnet-src-1.1.0.rc1-incubating/3rdparty/
> >> > > > googletest/googlemock/docs/
> >> > > > > DevGuide.md
> >> > > > > [2] *Link to github issue* :
> >> > > > > https://github.com/apache/incubator-mxnet/issues/10330
> >> > > > >
> >> > > > > Thanks,
> >> > > > > Meghna
> >> > > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > >
> >> >
> >>
> >
> >
>

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