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From "Henri Yandell (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Closed] (LEGAL-252) BSD and "BSD-like" licenses
Date Wed, 11 May 2016 23:53:12 GMT

     [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-252?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel
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Henri Yandell closed LEGAL-252.
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    Resolution: Fixed

Looking at said license - it looks very clear that it would fit Category A, so fine to include
as mentioned at:

https://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#category-a

Will let others reopen/comment if they think otherwise; but this feels simple.

> BSD and "BSD-like" licenses
> ---------------------------
>
>                 Key: LEGAL-252
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-252
>             Project: Legal Discuss
>          Issue Type: Question
>            Reporter: Andrew Palumbo
>         Attachments: MPICH-BSD-LIKE.txt, MVAPICH2-BSD.TXT
>
>
> I'm unclear on whether BSD licenses are allowed in Apache projects.  Whats more I'm looking
at some other software that claims to be "BSD-like" licensed (but looks nothing like some
of the licenses described in LEGAL-59 and from the License page on apache.org
> The BSD license is the attached MPVAPICH-BSD.txt and the "BSD-like" is MPICH.txt.
> Also can be found here: 
> - BSD:
> http://mvapich.cse.ohio-state.edu/static/media/mvapich/LICENSE-MV2.TXT
>  - "BSD-Like"
> http://git.mpich.org/mpich.git/blob_plain/HEAD:/COPYRIGHT
> Thanks  



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