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From "Bertrand Delacretaz (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Resolved] (LEGAL-150) Does a software grant allow us to relicense GPL/LGPL code to ALv2?
Date Thu, 20 Sep 2012 14:49:07 GMT

     [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-150?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel

Bertrand Delacretaz resolved LEGAL-150.

    Resolution: Fixed

Thanks very much Larry, this clarifies things! Marking this fixed.
> Does a software grant allow us to relicense GPL/LGPL code to ALv2?
> ------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: LEGAL-150
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-150
>             Project: Legal Discuss
>          Issue Type: Question
>            Reporter: Bertrand Delacretaz
> I'm managing the DMAP-11 donation for the DeviceMap podling, see also http://incubator.staging.apache.org/ip-clearance/devicemap-openddr.html
> The donated code is licensed under GPL + LGPL.
> The grant [1] says that we're granted a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable
copyright license to sublicense the code, among other things - my legalese skills are too
poor to judge if this means we can change the license on that incoming code ourselves, or
if we need an additional statement from the code owner to do that.
> [1] http://www.apache.org/licenses/software-grant.txt

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