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From Kevan Miller <kevan.mil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: HttpComponents /// JCIP-ANNOTATIONS Apache or Creative Commons?
Date Fri, 09 Aug 2013 20:12:41 GMT
Hi Peter,
This is a question for the Http Components community. 

--kevan

On Aug 9, 2013, at 6:32 AM, Polhodzik Peter (ext) <Peter.Polhodzik.ext@evosoft.com>
wrote:

> Hello Apache Legal,
>  
> In two Apache components there seems to be some mixing up in connection with a copyrighted
annotation „Java Concurrency in Practice” Copyright (c) 2005 Brian Goetz and Tim Peierls
and Creative Commons Attribution License 2.5. Jcip concurrency annotation source is relicensed
to Apache License 2.0 party, partly left its Creative Commons Attribution License within the
same Apache distribution. Here are the details:
>  
> 1.       HttpComponents-Client 4.2.1 – this LICENSE file \httpcomponents-client-4.2.1-src.zip\httpcomponents-client-4.2.1\LICENSE.txt
has two licenses inside: Apache 2.0 and Creative Commons Attribution License:
>  
> „ Apache License
>                            Version 2.0, January 2004
>                         http://www.apache.org/licenses/
> (...)
> This project contains annotations derived from JCIP-ANNOTATIONS
> Copyright (c) 2005 Brian Goetz and Tim Peierls.
> See http://www.jcip.net and the Creative Commons Attribution License
> (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5)”
>  
> However, the actual annotation marks the same as Apache in the source code \httpcomponents-client-4.2.1-src.zip\httpcomponents-client-4.2.1\jcip-annotations.py
:
>  
> „# Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under one
> # or more contributor license agreements.  See the NOTICE file
> # distributed with this work for additional information
> # regarding copyright ownership.  The ASF licenses this file
> # to you under the Apache License, Version 2.0(...)”
>  
> à What is the license of JCIP-ANNOTATIONS in this Apache distribution: Apache or Creative
Commons 2.5?
>  
> _______________________________________________
> 
> 
> 2.       HttpComponents-Core 4.2.1 — similar to Client, this file \httpcomponents-core-4.2.1-src.zip\httpcomponents-core-4.2.1\LICENSE.txt
has only one license (Apache 2.0), but the NOTICE file still refers to the original copyright:
>  
>  
> „This project contains annotations derived from JCIP-ANNOTATIONS
> Copyright (c) 2005 Brian Goetz and Tim Peierls. See http://www.jcip.net”
>  
> Finally, the actual annotation is marked as Apache in the source code in every file in
\httpcomponents-core-4.2.1-src.zip\httpcomponents-core-4.2.1\httpcore\src\main\java\org\apache\http\annotation\:
>  
> „# Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under one
> # or more contributor license agreements.  See the NOTICE file
> # distributed with this work for additional information
> # regarding copyright ownership.  The ASF licenses this file
> # to you under the Apache License, Version 2.0(...)”
>  
> Hope I could make it clear.
>  
> Thank you for answers,
>  
> Üdvözlettel / Best Regards,
>  
> Péter POLHODZIK
> License Clearing Specialist
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> Phone:
> +36 (46) 5-17894
> Fax:
> +36 (46) 5-17801
> Peter.Polhodzik.ext@evosoft.com
> evosoft Hungary Kft.
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> H-3508 Miskolc
> www.evosoft.com
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