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From bay...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1767905 - /infrastructure/site/trunk/content/legal/resolved.mdtext
Date Thu, 03 Nov 2016 15:27:23 GMT
Author: bayard
Date: Thu Nov  3 15:27:23 2016
New Revision: 1767905

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1767905&view=rev
Moving the JSON License to Category X (Prohibited) per mailing list discussion and Legal VP


Modified: infrastructure/site/trunk/content/legal/resolved.mdtext
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/infrastructure/site/trunk/content/legal/resolved.mdtext?rev=1767905&r1=1767904&r2=1767905&view=diff
--- infrastructure/site/trunk/content/legal/resolved.mdtext (original)
+++ infrastructure/site/trunk/content/legal/resolved.mdtext Thu Nov  3 15:27:23 2016
@@ -97,6 +97,7 @@ as the *Category A* list.
 - Field of use restrictions:
     - [Microsoft Limited Public License](https://www.openhub.net/licenses/mslpl)
     - [Amazon Software License (ASL)](https://aws.amazon.com/asl/)
+    - [JSON License](http://www.json.org/license.html)
 - Non-commercial licenses:
     - [Creative Commons Non-Commercial](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creative_Commons_license#Non-commercial_licenses)
@@ -135,8 +136,8 @@ CPOL
 Field of use restrictions
 :   Some licenses restrict the uses to which software licensed under them may be used. 
-    Two examples that limit use to company platforms are the Microsoft Limited Public 
-    License and the Amazon Software License. 
+    Two examples that limit use to company platforms are the Microsoft Limited Public
+    License and the Amazon Software License. Another license in this section is the JSON
License which limits use to 'Good, not Evil'. 
 Non-commercial licenses
 :   Another form of limitation on field of use is a non-commercial license. 
@@ -212,11 +213,8 @@ LICENSE/NOTICE/README changes. For any o
 ## Can Apache products include works licensed under the JSON license? ## {#json}
-The [JSON Java library](http://www.json.org/java/) may be included. Please contact 
-legal-discuss@ for other products under this license. Note that other organizations, 
-for example Debian, do not allow the use of works under this license and that may 
-affect their redistribution of your project. 
+No. As of 2016-11-03 this has been moved to the 'Category X' license list. Prior to this,
use of the [JSON Java library](https://github.com/stleary/JSON-java) was allowed. See Debian's
page for a [list of alternatives](https://wiki.debian.org/qa.debian.org/jsonevil).
 ## Doug Lea's concurrent library is public domain, but contains some Sun files which are
not public domain. Can this be included in an Apache product? ## {#concurrent}
 Yes, treat it much as you currently would the Category B licenses above 

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