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From Henri Yandell <bay...@apache.org>
Subject Re: JDiff tool extensions
Date Thu, 01 Apr 2010 17:50:23 GMT
This looks good, looking at the patch. Your extension is very
decoupled from the JDiff code (i.e. nothing confusing like
inheritance) and we can license said extension under AL 2.0. As long
as we don't distribute JDiff then I'm happy with this.

Hen

On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 9:54 AM, Tom White <tomwhite@apache.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I've created a small JDiff [1] extension that excludes source with
> certain Hadoop annotations [2]. I would like to use this in the Hadoop
> build process so we can publish public API changes. JDiff is
> LGPL-licensed, but it is not included as a part of Hadoop - it is only
> used for a couple of very particular build operations. My question is:
> is it permitted to include the JDiff extension in the Hadoop source
> tree? My reading of [3] suggests that this may be allowed, but I
> wanted to get further clarification.
>
> Thanks,
> Tom
>
> [1] http://javadiff.sourceforge.net/
> [2] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-6658
> [3] http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#build-tools
>
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