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From Henri Yandell <bay...@apache.org>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1692389 - /infrastructure/site/trunk/content/legal/resolved.mdtext
Date Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:55:23 GMT
On Thu, Jul 23, 2015 at 6:41 AM, <rubys@apache.org> wrote:

> Author: rubys
> Date: Thu Jul 23 13:41:30 2015
> New Revision: 1692389
>
>
>  ## How should so-called "Weak Copyleft" Licenses be handled? ##
> {#category-b}
>

Shouldn't this title be changed? It's no longer a question about so called
weak copyleft licences.


>
> -Each license in this category requires some degree of reciprocity;
> -this may mean that additional action is warranted in order to
> -minimize the chance that a user of an Apache product will create a
> -derivative work of a reciprocally-licensed portion of an Apache
> -product without being aware of the applicable requirements.
> +Each license in this category requires some degree of reciprocity or other
> +restriction on use (e.g., an anti-DRM provision); this may mean that
> +additional action is warranted in order to minimize the chance that a
> user of
> +an Apache product will create a derivative work of a differently-licensed
> +portion of an Apache product without being aware of the applicable
> +requirements.
>

The end of this sentence feels like it should change. "will create a
derivative work" is only one of the scenarios.


>
>  Software under the following licenses may be included in binary form
>  within an Apache product if the inclusion is appropriately labeled:
> @@ -166,6 +166,7 @@ within an Apache product if the inclusio
>  - [SIL Open Font License](http://scripts.sil.org/OFL)
>  - [Ubuntu Font License Version 1.0](http://font.ubuntu.com/licence/)
>  - [IPA Font License Agreement v1.0](
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/IPAFontLicense)
> +- [Creative Commons Attribution (CC-A)](
> http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) 2.5, 3.0, and 4.0
>
>  By including only the object/binary form, there is less exposed
>  surface area of the third-party work from which a work might be
>
>
Seems like this last bit might need work too. Related - I can see 'Category
B' (binary-only) moving over time to 'Category W' (Warning).

Hen

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