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From Carl Trieloff <cctriel...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: License Compatibility: Google vs. Apache
Date Mon, 23 Feb 2009 01:43:23 GMT

Thanks, just wanted the validation
Carl.

Henri Yandell wrote:
> 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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