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From Cody Koeninger <>
Subject Re: Removing published kinesis, ganglia artifacts due to license issues?
Date Wed, 07 Sep 2016 17:44:52 GMT
I don't see a reason to remove the non-assembly artifact, why would
you?  You're not distributing copies of Amazon licensed code, and the
Amazon license goes out of its way not to over-reach regarding
derivative works.

This seems pretty clearly to fall in the spirit of

I certainly think the majority of Spark users will still want to use
Spark without adding Kinesis

On Wed, Sep 7, 2016 at 3:29 AM, Sean Owen <> wrote:
> It's worth calling attention to:
> It looks like we need to at least not publish the kinesis *assembly*
> Maven artifact because it contains Amazon Software Licensed-code
> directly.
> However there's a reasonably strong reason to believe that we'd have
> to remove the non-assembly Kinesis artifact too, as well as the
> Ganglia one. This doesn't mean it goes away from the project, just
> means it would no longer be published as a Maven artifact. (These have
> never been bundled in the main Spark artifacts.)
> I wanted to give a heads up to see if anyone a) believes this
> conclusion is wrong or b) wants to take it up with legal@? I'm
> inclined to believe we have to remove them given the interpretation
> Luciano has put forth.
> Sean
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