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From Kevan Miller <kevan.mil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Compatibility question: Amazon Software License
Date Mon, 31 Mar 2014 04:30:53 GMT
This is the same issue that is raised in
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-198

Perhaps Matei's email was only just moderated onto the list... Is
moderation help needed on this list?

--kevan

On Sun Mar 30 2014 at 9:11:41 PM, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> Matei,
>
> This is an optional dependency, right?  Only necessary when talking to
> Amazon services?
>
>
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 4:17 PM, Matei Zaharia <matei.zaharia@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> We recently received a patch to add support for the Amazon Kinesis data
>> source in Apache Spark, which uses the following library:
>> https://github.com/awslabs/amazon-kinesis-client licensed under the
>> Amazon Software License: https://aws.amazon.com/asl/. Would it be okay
>> to have a Maven dependency on this library in an Apache project? From a
>> quick look at the license, it seems reasonable, but I'd like to
>> double-check this with legal. The one restriction that may be strange is
>> "3.3 Use Limitation. The Work and any derivative works thereof only may be
>> used or intended for use with the web services, computing platforms or
>> applications provided by Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates, including
>> Amazon Web Services, Inc.".
>>
>> Thanks a lot,
>>
>> Matei
>>
>
>

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