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From Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacre...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Groovy not allowed to include its "Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License" licensed documentation in the distribution? (was: Re: [Apache Creadur/RAT-206] Request to add support for Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike / what LICENSE snippet to scan for?)
Date Wed, 17 Jun 2015 08:06:34 GMT
On Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 9:45 AM, Guillaume Laforge <glaforge@gmail.com> wrote:
> ...it's painful, time-consuming, boring, etc... but we might be able to
> get the 20 or so folks who contributed the docs to agree to relicense...

It's boring work indeed but probably better in the long term.

> ...the CC-SA 3.0 is not a viral license like (L)GPL can be, it's just about
> the documentation, it's not saying anything about the code base which has
> nothing to do with the documentation...

Absolutely, so another option is to avoid including docs in the code
release (I haven't checked if they are currently included) and keep
the docs well separated while this is being sorted out.


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