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From Christian Müller <christian.muel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GNU-AGPL-3.0 license
Date Sun, 11 Mar 2012 13:04:30 GMT
Hi Mark,

yes this is exactly the use case. Thank you for the clarification.

Best,
Christian

On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 1:37 PM, Mark Struberg <struberg@yahoo.de> wrote:

> Hi Christian!
>
> As far as I've understood your situation this is similar to using MySQL
> via a JDBC driver for unit testing, right?
>
>
> If this is only an optional runtime dependency for running a test and all
> linked libraries have licenses which are fine for us, then I see no problem.
> Usually it's a good idea to only run this module conditionally, e.g. via a
> maven profile.
> Otherwise you would force all users to have a MongoDB installation.
>
> LieGrue,
> strub
>
>
> >________________________________
> > From: Christian Müller <christian.mueller@gmail.com>
> >To: legal-discuss@apache.org
> >Sent: Sunday, March 11, 2012 12:24 PM
> >Subject: Re: GNU-AGPL-3.0 license
> >
> >
> >Hello Rob,
> >
> >one more question coming into my head:
> >Can we use a category X licensed product in our project if we do not
> "include it into our product"?
> >
> >In particular: Can we use MongoDB (AGPL) to run unit test for one of our
> components against this instance? The component itself (camel-mongodb) only
> has a dependency to to the mongodb java driver which is licensed under ASL
> 2.0.
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Christian
> >
> >
> >On Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 11:51 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >On Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 1:19 PM, Christian Müller
> >><christian.mueller@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> Hello,
> >>>
> >>> in Apache Camel we are in a discussion whether or not it's possible to
> use
> >>> (and in which way) GNU-AGPL-3.0 licensed software (MongoDB in
> particular).
> >>>
> >>> I couldn't find any information about this license in [1]. It's may
> also
> >>> helpful for other projects to list this license at [1].
> >>>
> >>
> >>You want to be looking at the most-recent version of that policy:
> >>
> >>http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html
> >>
> >>At that page, AGPL is listed as category-x.
> >>
> >>-Rob
> >>
> >>
> >>> You can find the MongoDB license at [2], [3] and [4]. As you can see,
> it's a
> >>> mixed GNU-AGPL-3.0 and ASL-2.0 license.
> >>>
> >>> [1] http://www.apache.org/legal/3party.html
> >>> [2] https://github.com/mongodb/mongo/blob/master/README
> >>> [3] https://github.com/mongodb/mongo/blob/master/GNU-AGPL-3.0.txt
> >>> [4] https://github.com/mongodb/mongo/blob/master/APACHE-2.0.txt
> >>>
> >>> Thanks in advance for your help,
> >>> Christian
> >>
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