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From "Lawrence Rosen" <lro...@rosenlaw.com>
Subject RE: Headers and Donations
Date Wed, 04 Jun 2014 14:39:13 GMT
Alex Harui wrote:
> Or maybe that is the answer:  that you have to find the code owner and
ask.

Yep.  /Larry


-----Original Message-----
From: Alex Harui [mailto:aharui@adobe.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 9:21 PM
To: legal-discuss@apache.org; lrosen@rosenlaw.com
Subject: Re: Headers and Donations

I've asked and am awaiting their response. I was hoping this sort of thing
had been done at Apache many times and there was a quicker answer.

Or maybe that is the answer:  that you have to find the code owner and ask.

-Alex

On 6/3/14 4:49 PM, "Lawrence Rosen" <lrosen@rosenlaw.com> wrote:

>Alex, please ask your employer that question. /Larry
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Alex Harui [mailto:aharui@adobe.com]
>Sent: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 4:23 PM
>To: legal-discuss@apache.org
>Subject: Headers and Donations
>
>Hi,
>
>I have a question about how to handle this scenario:
>
>Apache Flex has been downloading and using this MD5 code as part of the 
>build process:
>http://code.google.com/p/as3corelib/source/browse/trunk/src/com/adobe/c
>ryp
>t
>o/MD5Stream.as?spec=svn61&r=61
>
>It is too slow, so I hand-optimized it, and ended up rewriting 
>everything from line 70 to the end of the file to get acceptable 
>performance (basically by in-lining most of the functions).
>
>Questions:
>1) Can I check my version into the Apache Flex repo?  I keep seeing 
>emails mentioning that Apache projects don't "take" code.  Yes, I work 
>for the same company that wrote this code, but I probably don't have 
>the authorization to "donate" it, and it has not been a quick process 
>to get other code donated.
>But now the code is substantially different from the original.
>2) Can I change the header to an Apache header?  I'm pretty sure I'm 
>not supposed to if we were using the original code intact, but again, 
>now it is substantially different.
>
>Thanks,
>-Alex
>
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