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From Luciano Resende <luckbr1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Pulling OASIS OpenCSA XSDs into Tuscany?
Date Mon, 09 Mar 2009 20:38:33 GMT
On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 12:58 PM, Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com> wrote:
> On Mar 9, 2009, at 10:54 AM, Luciano Resende wrote:
>
>> Should I take silence as an OK for the OASIS license ?
>
> No.  You should do the work required to find the license and
> read it, and then only if it doesn't match one of the licenses
> already approved do you need to ask here.  It is a waste of other
> peoples' time to just point at a directory and tell us to do
> the work for you.
>
> AFAICT, none of the files in that directory are licensed for
> redistribution.  If you read the SCA spec [a], one might assume
> that they intended the spec license to apply to all of the files
> but, because the only license is specific to "this document".
> You will have to ask OASIS to properly license the files.
> See section 14 of [b].
>
> [a]
> http://docs.oasis-open.org/opencsa/sca-assembly/sca-assembly-1.1-spec.html
> [b] http://www.oasis-open.org/who/intellectualproperty.php
>
> After which, they qualify as read-only standards documents.
> We can legally redistribute them, but I don't know if Sam has
> updated the policy to say that yet.
>

Thanks Roy, I'll wait and see if Sam has any other feedback to provide.

> ....Roy
>
>> On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 2:54 PM, Luciano Resende <luckbr1975@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> There was a recent post on the Tuscany mailing list about
>>> compatibility of OASIS license. I've done a quick search at Apache 3rd
>>> party license page [1] and didn't see much there. Could someone please
>>> confirm that there are no issues with OASIS license.
>>>
>>>
>>> [1] http://www.apache.org/legal/3party.html
>>>
>>>
>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>> From: Raymond Feng <enjoyjava@gmail.com>
>>> Date: Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 1:32 PM
>>> Subject: [2.x] Pulling OASIS OpenCSA XSDs into Tuscany?
>>> To: tuscany-dev <dev@tuscany.apache.org>
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> As we start to support the OASIS OpenCSA SCA 1.1 draft specifications,
>>> we need to pull in the related XSDs [1] into Tuscany trunk. Can
>>> somebody help to check if there are any license issues? The XSD files
>>> all have a comment:
>>>
>>> <!-- Copyright(C) OASIS(R) 2005,2009. All Rights Reserved. OASIS
>>> trademark, IPR and other policies apply.  -->
>>>
>>> [1]
>>> http://tools.oasis-open.org/version-control/browse/wsvn/sca-assembly/SCA_XSDS/#_SCA_XSDS_
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Raymond
>
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Luciano Resende
Apache Tuscany, Apache PhotArk
http://people.apache.org/~lresende
http://lresende.blogspot.com/

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