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From "Henri Yandell (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Issue Comment Edited: (LEGAL-44) What category is this license?
Date Fri, 17 Jul 2009 06:08:14 GMT

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Henri Yandell edited comment on LEGAL-44 at 7/16/09 11:07 PM:
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Alternative direction on this. The objectionable text is:

"You acknowledge that Software is not designed,licensed or intended for
use  in the  design,  construction, operation  or  maintenance of  any
nuclear facility. "

_that_ Software is the msv work. Is this really a field of use condition, or is it acceptance
of a no-liability statement?

Apache are happy to acknowledge that msv was not written for a nuclear facility, and we don't
see any reason why our users - even the nuclear facilities, would be concerned about such
either.

I'm thinking this can actually be category A if no one objects to how I'm reading that text.

      was (Author: bayard):
    Alternative direction on this. The objectionable text is:

"You acknowledge that Software is not designed,licensed or intended for
use  in the  design,  construction, operation  or  maintenance of  any
nuclear facility. "

_that_ Software is the msv text. Is this really a field of use condition, or is it acceptance
of a no-liability statement?

Apache are happy to acknowledge that msv was not written for a nuclear facility, and we don't
see any reason why our users - even the nuclear facilities, would be concerned about such
either.

I'm thinking this can actually be category A if no one objects to how I'm reading that text.
  
> What category is this license?
> ------------------------------
>
>                 Key: LEGAL-44
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-44
>             Project: Legal Discuss
>          Issue Type: Question
>            Reporter: Benson Margulies
>         Attachments: license.txt
>
>
> I'm about to post the license.txt from the msv library at java.net. I'd like to know
if source derived from this can be incorporated.
> In fact, I'd like to know if I can publish maven artifacts derived, wholesale, from this,
since the author hasn't published in nearly 4 years.

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