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From Henri Yandell <bay...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (LEGAL-66) CERN license category?
Date Sun, 06 Dec 2009 22:26:42 GMT
I seem to recall the Colt product has code under two licenses, the other
being a anti-military license. Has that second license come up in
conversation about bringing in the Colt code?

Hen

On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 2:13 PM, Niall Pemberton (JIRA) <jira@apache.org>wrote:

>
>    [
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-66?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:comment-tabpanel&focusedCommentId=12786720#action_12786720]
>
> Niall Pemberton commented on LEGAL-66:
> --------------------------------------
>
> Theres a discussion about bringing in the Colt code to commons that is
> under that license here:
>
>    * http://markmail.org/message/ut5ftprsaiq4a7ak
>
> As that thread indicates, Hadoop has already forked the code, brining it
> into their repository:
>     * https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MAHOUT-165
>    * http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=883365
>
> Obviously the initial question about whether the license is acceptable
> needs to be addressed first. Assuming that its OK though, this is different
> from the normal "can we ship a libaray under this license with our code?"
> question, since the intention is to fork. How does that work if the code has
> just been taken, rather than donated to the ASF through a software grant by
> the copyright holder(s)?
>
> > CERN license category?
> > ----------------------
> >
> >                 Key: LEGAL-66
> >                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-66
> >             Project: Legal Discuss
> >          Issue Type: Question
> >            Reporter: Benson Margulies
> >
> > If OK, do we also add an ASL notice?
> > // Copyright (c) 1999 CERN - European Organization for Nuclear Research.
> > // Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute and sell this software and
> > // its documentation for any purpose is hereby granted without fee,
> > // provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that
> > // both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in
> > // supporting documentation. CERN makes no representations about the
> > // suitability of this software for any purpose. It is provided "as is"
> > // without expressed or implied warranty.
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