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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Amazon Software License compatibility
Date Tue, 21 Jun 2016 02:14:22 GMT
All well and good to say that there is no Apache Software License, but
common usage is to use ASL to refer to the Apache License.

Decoding common usage was what I was doing here.

See for instance the first parenthetical on the Wikipedia page:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apache_License



On Mon, Jun 20, 2016 at 7:08 PM, P. Taylor Goetz <ptgoetz@gmail.com> wrote:

> It's an optional module from an "entire product" perspective. But for the
> module itself to work, it requires the category X dependency.
>
> It's that second part that makes it fuzzy to me. It an optional module,
> but to work requires that module requires (non-optional) an cat X
> dependency.
>
> I'm leaning toward we can't have this in our source tree. But am having
> trouble with what the boundaries of "optional" are in this context.
>
> -Taylor
>
> > On Jun 20, 2016, at 9:11 PM, Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > HI,
> >
> >> Just to be clear, that means no Apache source code can have a
> dependency on Category X - licensed software?
> >
> > It can if it’s an optional feature [1], used during the build process
> [2] or is a well know build tool [3].  But not if it's required
> feature/dependancy.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Justin
> >
> > 1. http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#optional
> > 2. http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#prohibited
> > 3. http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#build-tools
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