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From Henri Yandell <hyand...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Research papers in Apache project SVN?
Date Tue, 16 Jun 2009 05:20:15 GMT
This doesn't compute:

"We have permission by all the authors to do so"

vs

"Obviously, the content has not been licensed to Apache in any way,
and the authors retain all rights"

IANAL etc, but I don't see how those two statements can both be true.

On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 1:26 AM, Thilo Goetz<twgoetz@gmx.de> wrote:
> Guys,
>
> on the UIMA home page, we host some papers and slides of
> past academic UIMA workshops.  We have permission by all
> the authors to do so.  Since the papers are on our site,
> they're all in SVN.  So here's the question: is it ok for
> us to host these papers in SVN?  Obviously, the content
> has not been licensed to Apache in any way, and the authors
> retain all rights.
>
> Are other Apache projects doing similar things?  Is there
> a different, better way?
>
> I'm asking now because there'll be another UIMA workshop
> in the summer, and the organizers have asked us to host
> the papers again.  I'd never thought about it before, but
> following legal-discuss for a few years now has made me
> a bit paranoid ;-)
>
> Here's the page:
> http://incubator.apache.org/uima/gldv07.html
>
> --Thilo
>
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