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From Henri Yandell <hyand...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: License Compatibility: Google vs. Apache
Date Thu, 19 Feb 2009 04:50:24 GMT
Yep - consider that a BSD license rather than a Google license.

Seems to be equivalent to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BSD_licenses.

Hen

On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 9:55 AM, Carl Trieloff <cctrieloff@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> ASF Legal
>
> Requesting a quick clarification from the legal list. It is thought that the
> Google license being
> a basic BSD is a class one license for Apache.
>
> Can we confirm that we can use the license below (from Google) in an Apache
> project.
>
> thanks
> Carl.
>
>
>
> Joshua Kramer wrote:
>>
>> Oops! Here's the license text:
>>
>> Copyright 2008, Google Inc.
>> All rights reserved.
>>
>> Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
>> modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are
>> met:
>>
>> * Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
>> notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
>> * Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above
>> copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer
>> in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the
>> distribution.
>> * Neither the name of Google Inc. nor the names of its
>> contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from
>> this software without specific prior written permission.
>>
>> THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS
>> "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
>> LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR
>> A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT
>> OWNER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
>> SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT
>> LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE,
>> DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY
>> THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT
>> (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE
>> OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
>>
>> Code generated by the Protocol Buffer compiler is owned by the owner
>> of the input file used when generating it. This code is not
>> standalone and requires a support library to be linked with it. This
>> support library is itself covered by the above license.
>>
>>
>
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