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From Henri Yandell <bay...@apache.org>
Subject Re: dependency on CDDL binary
Date Wed, 02 Mar 2016 21:41:51 GMT
There should be a copy of the CDDL license somewhere. Either in LICENSE, or
as a separate file that the LICENSE comment points to.

On Wed, Mar 2, 2016 at 10:23 AM, Jun Rao <junrao@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks everyone for chiming in. I created a patch in
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/KAFKA-3314 to fix this. Could
> someone do a quick review, perhaps Justin or Henri?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jun
>
> On Wed, Mar 2, 2016 at 7:22 AM, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com>
> wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Mar 2, 2016 at 7:03 AM, William A Rowe Jr <wrowe@rowe-clan.net>
>> wrote:
>> > On Wed, Mar 2, 2016 at 8:50 AM, Luis Villa <luis@lu.is> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Note, though, that it explicitly does not grant patent rights, so
>> likely
>> >> less appropriate for software.
>>
>> > Putting a "published" work in the public domain has no impact on patent
>> > rights, AIUI.  Public Domain is a statement on the copyright claim of
>> the
>> > work.  The ASF sublicenses and includes many BSD works, for example,
>> > which also offer no patent license.
>>
>> I believe the distinction is that CC0 specifically excludes a patent
>> grant in
>> section 4.a...
>>
>>   https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
>>
>>   a. No trademark or patent rights held by Affirmer are waived, abandoned,
>>      surrendered, licensed or otherwise affected by this document.
>>
>> ...while on the other hand, the BSD licenses arguably contain an implied
>> patent grant in that "Redistribution and use... are permitted...".
>>
>> Marvin Humphrey
>>
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