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From "Edward J. Yoon" <edwardy...@apache.org>
Subject Re: License question
Date Wed, 10 Apr 2013 12:29:56 GMT
Thanks Kevan!

On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 9:26 PM, Kevan Miller <kevan.miller@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Apr 9, 2013, at 9:14 PM, Edward J. Yoon <edwardyoon@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> The Hama project[1] is considering adding Pipes (C++ interface for
>> Hama BSP) project[2] which contains GPL codes.
>>
>> I've committed it yesterday, because the same files[3][4] are also in
>> Apache Hadoop source repository and distributions. Nevertheless, I
>> would like to request your review of this patch[2] before release, and
>> want to know whether there are any issues that require attention.
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> 1. http://hama.apache.org
>> 2. https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HAMA-619
>> 3. http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/hama/trunk/c++/pipes/compile
>> 4. http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/hadoop/common/branches/branch-1/src/c++/pipes/compile
>
> Hi Edward,
> Note the following clause in the source header, which is significant to this discussion:
>
> # As a special exception to the GNU General Public License, if you
> # distribute this file as part of a program that contains a
> # configuration script generated by Autoconf, you may include it under
> # the same distribution terms that you use for the rest of that program.
>
> Assuming this special exception applies to your usage, then I don't see a problem…
>
> --kevan
>
>
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Best Regards, Edward J. Yoon
@eddieyoon

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