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From ant elder <ant.el...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Licensing pertaining to what's in SVN vs. what's in distributions
Date Thu, 16 Apr 2009 16:12:13 GMT
Though note that this relates to Piviot which is an Incubator poddling so
the "Special Rule for Incubating Projects" applies -
http://www.apache.org/legal/3party.html#transition-incubator

   ...ant

On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 5:06 PM, Ralph Goers <ralph.goers@dslextreme.com>wrote:

> I am under the impression that only code that is licensable under the
> Apache License can reside in our subversion repository.
>
> Ralph
>
>
> On Apr 16, 2009, at 8:49 AM, Todd Volkert wrote:
>
>  The code that we strip out from our release archives is *not*
>> compliant with the licensing requirements, which is why we strip it
>> out (it depends on LGPL or other such licenses).
>>
>> Basically, the code in question is a set of demos and a sample service
>> provide -- our core project does not depend on anything that's not
>> Apache-license-friendly.  And our release archives only contain the
>> core platform.  But the other stuff is in SVN to allow us to build
>> live demos that we can show on the Wiki and such.
>>
>> -T
>>
>> On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 11:37 AM, Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Regarding just the dependency issue, are you compliant with
>>> http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html ??
>>>
>>> On Apr 16, 2009, at 11:19 AM, Todd Volkert wrote:
>>>
>>>  Our project would contains some code (< 1%) that cannot be released
>>>> under the Apache License, so in our "dist" build target, we strip out
>>>> that portion of our codebase and produce a source distribution without
>>>> the offending code.
>>>>
>>>> My question is: is this an OK practice, or does our subversion
>>>> repository need to contain only things that we are allowed to
>>>> distribute?  I'd prefer the former, because otherwise, we'll have to
>>>> have a sister-repository on something like Google Code, which just
>>>> complicates our build process a little.
>>>>
>>>> We are currently voting on a release, and the answer to this question
>>>> is very relevant, so a prompt reply would be greatly appreciated.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks!
>>>> -T
>>>>
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