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From "Henri Yandell (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (LEGAL-69) Question about specific distribution permissions for Docbook files in the Apache OFBiz project
Date Thu, 18 Mar 2010 16:36:27 GMT

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Henri Yandell commented on LEGAL-69:
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It's not very explicit at all.

a) Nothing says it's offered to us under a different license than GFDL. GFDL utterly allows
us to Share and Enjoy. It's our policy it breaks, not licensing.
b) Assuming it's meant to be a license - and reading lots into it (share = distribute, enjoy
= use), it doesn't give us modification rights. It also doesn't give our users the right to
share.

So no good as an email thread imo.

> Question about specific distribution permissions for Docbook files in the Apache OFBiz
project
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: LEGAL-69
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-69
>             Project: Legal Discuss
>          Issue Type: Question
>            Reporter: Jacopo Cappellato
>
> The OFBiz project is distributing the following files (xsd and dtd) from the Docbook
project:
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/ofbiz/trunk/applications/content/dtd/
> with this message in the OFBiz LICENSE file (http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/ofbiz/trunk/LICENSE)
> ===============
> The docbook schemas in te file docbook.xsd, docbook.dtd xlink.xsd
> and xml.xsd are distributed under the GNU Free Documentation License
> GNU Free Documentation License
> It was allowed by the author to use the docbook files within the 
> Apache OFBiz system in an email to H.Bakker from N.Walsh dd     
> Tue, 25 Aug 2009 07:27:51 -0400 (18:27 ICT) 
> ===============
> Is this enough to clear any license issue?

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