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From Jim Jagielski <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [May 2010 Board Meeting] Apache Tika report comment
Date Wed, 19 May 2010 18:00:50 GMT
I guess the crux is what does "request" mean in these types
of documents... 
On May 19, 2010, at 1:51 PM, Henri Yandell wrote:

> My gut is that mandatory advertising clause licenses are out (Category X).
> 
> That would include Apache Software License 1.0 (barely used), and
> OpenSSL (fork of ASL 1.0).
> 
> The issue here would appear to be which license applies. Is it the one with:
> 
> "Further, UCAR requests that the user credit UCAR/Unidata in any
> publications that result from the use of this software or in any
> product that includes this software."
> 
> or the one with:
> 
> "Further, UCAR requests that the user credit UCAR/Unidata in any
> publications that result from the use of this software or in any
> product that includes this software, although this is not an
> obligation. "
> 
> The former would count as a mandatory advertising clause, the latter
> is optional.
> 
> Can you work out which license applies Chris? Is the former coming out
> of the download while the latter is on the website?
> 
> Hen
> 
> On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 10:23 AM, Mattmann, Chris A (388J)
> <chris.a.mattmann@jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:
>> Hi Guys,
>> 
>> As directed by the Board, I’m forwarding the below to ask you guys to check
>> out the NetCDF NCAR license. Apache Tika is using the NetCDF Java library
>> [1] as part of TIKA-400 [2], which has yet to be released in any official
>> Tika version, but is part of the 0.8 trunk currently in development. I
>> believed that since the license claimed to be MIT compatible [3] that it was
>> ASL friendly, but Greg Stein raised the issue below, so wanted to check with
>> you guys about it.
>> 
>> Please let me know what you think.
>> 
>> Thanks so much.
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> Chris
>> 
>> [1] http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/netcdf-java/
>> [2] http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/TIKA-400
>> [3] http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/netcdf/copyright.html
>> 
>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
>> Senior Computer Scientist
>> NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
>> Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
>> Email: Chris.Mattmann@jpl.nasa.gov
>> WWW:   http://sunset.usc.edu/~mattmann/
>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
>> University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> 
>> 
>> ------ Forwarded Message
>> From: "Mattmann, Chris A (388J)" <chris.a.mattmann@jpl.nasa.gov>
>> Reply-To: <board@apache.org>
>> Date: Wed, 19 May 2010 09:57:05 -0700
>> To: ASF Board <board@apache.org>
>> Subject: [May 2010 Board Meeting] Apache Tika report comment
>> 
>> Hey Guys,
>> 
>> I noticed the following comment on the Tika report:
>> 
>> <snip>
>> this (dependency) license appears to have an
>> 
>> "advertising" clause in it:
>> 
>> 
>> http://svn.unidata.ucar.edu/repos/thredds/trunk/cdm/license.txt
>> 
>> 
>> jj: Have them follup-up w/ legal.
>> </snip>
>> 
>> Is the license referenced by Greg above the same one as this?
>> 
>> http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/netcdf/copyright.html
>> 
>> That's the only one I could find on NetCDF as I noted in TIKA-399 [1], so I
>> wasn't sure where the one from the repo above came from.
>> 
>> I'd be happy to follow up with legal though -- how do I do that? Just send
>> an email to legal@apache.org and ask them to review the license?
>> 
>> Thanks a bunch.
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> Chris
>> 
>> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/TIKA-399
>> 
>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
>> Senior Computer Scientist
>> NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
>> Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
>> Email: Chris.Mattmann@jpl.nasa.gov
>> WWW:   http://sunset.usc.edu/~mattmann/
>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
>> University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> ------ End of Forwarded Message
>> 
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