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From Joe Schaefer <joe_schae...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Thrift release legal issues
Date Tue, 18 Aug 2009 12:58:37 GMT
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> From: Robert Burrell Donkin <rdonkin@apache.org>
> To: legal-discuss@apache.org
> Sent: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 2:56:12 AM
> Subject: Re: Thrift release legal issues
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> Ralph Goers wrote:
> > 
> > On Aug 17, 2009, at 10:38 PM, Joe Schaefer wrote:
> > 
> >>
> >> OK, so to make sure I understand you correctly: in the situation where no
> >> CCLA/ICLA is available, we can treat the works in question as
> >> 3rd-party works
> >> under their original Facebook MIT-style license.  That doesn't give us
> >> the right
> >> to relicense those works under the Apache License, so the files in
> >> question need
> >> to be changed back to the original Facebook license (the project has
> >> already done
> >> a mass switch of all Facebook-licensed files to the AL).
> >>
> > The MIT license allows the work to be sublicensed so I believe the files
> > in question could be under both.
> 
> providing that the relicensing is done properly

And by that do you mean that the files in question contain both the AL
boilerplate and the Facebook license, with an explanatory comment that
the file used to be licensed under the Facebook license?


      

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