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From Daniel Shahaf <...@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject "allowed licenses" landing page
Date Thu, 04 Apr 2013 23:31:19 GMT
http://www.staging.apache.org/dev/infra-contact#what-we-need-to-know
needs a link that explains what are the legal conditions for loading
svn/git history into an *.apache.org-hosted repository.

Is there such a landing page already?  Does the following make sense to
create such a landing page?


Index: resolved.mdtext
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--- resolved.mdtext	(revision 1464785)
+++ resolved.mdtext	(working copy)
@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@
 Please submit questions to the Legal Affair Committee [JIRA space](https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL).
 
 # Previously Asked Questions # {#faq}
-## For the purposes of being a dependency to an Apache product, which licenses are considered
to be similar in terms to the Apache License 2.0? ## {#category-a}
+## For the purposes of being a dependency to an Apache product, or being included in an Apache
product, which licenses are considered to be similar in terms to the Apache License 2.0? ##
{#category-a}
 Works under the following licenses may be included within Apache products:
 
 - [Apache License 2.0](http://apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0)
@@ -68,6 +68,10 @@
 them to the NOTICE file. Ensure you are doing this when including these works. Note, this
list is colloquially known 
 as the *Category A* list.
 
+For software under other licenses, the copyright holders may file a
+[software grant](/licenses/#grants) to allow inclusion of their work in ASF
+products.
+
 ## Which licenses may NOT be included within Apache products?  ## {#category-x}
 - Binary Code License (BCL)
 - Special exceptions to the GNU GPL (e.g. GNU Classpath)

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