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From ru...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r887904 - in /infrastructure/site/trunk: docs/legal/resolved.html xdocs/legal/resolved.xml
Date Mon, 07 Dec 2009 12:31:03 GMT
Author: rubys
Date: Mon Dec  7 12:31:03 2009
New Revision: 887904

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=887904&view=rev
Log:
Resolve LEGAL-58

Modified:
    infrastructure/site/trunk/docs/legal/resolved.html
    infrastructure/site/trunk/xdocs/legal/resolved.xml

Modified: infrastructure/site/trunk/docs/legal/resolved.html
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/infrastructure/site/trunk/docs/legal/resolved.html?rev=887904&r1=887903&r2=887904&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- infrastructure/site/trunk/docs/legal/resolved.html [utf-8] (original)
+++ infrastructure/site/trunk/docs/legal/resolved.html [utf-8] Mon Dec  7 12:31:03 2009
@@ -146,6 +146,10 @@
 How should licenses that prevent modification be handled?
  </a>
 </li>
+<li><a href='#build-tools'>
+Can build tools be included in ASF distributions?
+ </a>
+</li>
 </ul>
 </li>
 </ul>
@@ -434,6 +438,37 @@
     <li><a href="http://www.adobe.com/devnet/opentype/archives/glyphlist.txt">Adobe
Glyph List</a></li>
   </ul>
 </div>
+
+<h5 id="build-tools">
+   Can build tools be included in ASF distributions?
+</h5>
+<div class="section-content">
+<p>
+      Many languages have developed an ecosystem of associated tools that aid
+      in the building of artifacts for distribution.  While such tools may not
+      always be made available under an otherwise compatible license, specific
+      tools have been OK'ed for inclusion in Apache distribution when used for
+      that specific purpose.  
+    </p>
+<p>
+      The most important criteria to be included in this category is that such
+      tools are not customarily part of distributions of running code, unless
+      such deliverables include source anyway.  Other criteria for inclusion
+      include: having been around for years, being defacto standards in their
+      respective communities, being made available under are under "library"
+      or "lesser" licenses or otherwise containing an exception which ensures
+      that usage of this tool does not affect the license of the code against
+      which it is run.
+    </p>
+<p>
+      To date, the following tools have been approved for such usage:
+    </p>
+<ul>
+      <li><a href="http://www.gnu.org/software/automake/">Automake</a></li>
+      <li><a href="http://hg.ocaml.info/release/ocaml-make/">OCamlMakefile</a></li>
+      <li><a href="http://i.loveruby.net/en/projects/setup/">setup.rb</a></li>
+    </ul>
+</div>
 </div>
          </div>
     <div class="column span-8 last">

Modified: infrastructure/site/trunk/xdocs/legal/resolved.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/infrastructure/site/trunk/xdocs/legal/resolved.xml?rev=887904&r1=887903&r2=887904&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- infrastructure/site/trunk/xdocs/legal/resolved.xml [utf-8] (original)
+++ infrastructure/site/trunk/xdocs/legal/resolved.xml [utf-8] Mon Dec  7 12:31:03 2009
@@ -284,6 +284,37 @@
           >Adobe Glyph List</a></li>
   </ul>
   </section>
+  <section id='build-tools'><title>Can build tools be included in ASF distributions?</title>
+    <p>
+      Many languages have developed an ecosystem of associated tools that aid
+      in the building of artifacts for distribution.  While such tools may not
+      always be made available under an otherwise compatible license, specific
+      tools have been OK'ed for inclusion in Apache distribution when used for
+      that specific purpose.  
+    </p>
+
+    <p>
+      The most important criteria to be included in this category is that such
+      tools are not customarily part of distributions of running code, unless
+      such deliverables include source anyway.  Other criteria for inclusion
+      include: having been around for years, being defacto standards in their
+      respective communities, being made available under are under "library"
+      or "lesser" licenses or otherwise containing an exception which ensures
+      that usage of this tool does not affect the license of the code against
+      which it is run.
+    </p>
+
+    <p>
+      To date, the following tools have been approved for such usage:
+    </p>
+
+    <ul>
+      <li><a href="http://www.gnu.org/software/automake/">Automake</a></li>
+      <li><a href="http://hg.ocaml.info/release/ocaml-make/">OCamlMakefile</a></li>
+      <li><a href="http://i.loveruby.net/en/projects/setup/">setup.rb</a></li>
+    </ul>
+  </section>
+
 </section>
 </body>
 </document>



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