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From Henri Yandell <bay...@apache.org>
Subject Re: License doubts regarding addition of external FAT library to Apache Mynewt
Date Fri, 18 Nov 2016 16:36:55 GMT
That's a 1-clause BSD license; looks fine to me. It's not explicitly listed
on resolved.html because 1-clause is not very common (compared to 2-clause
and 3-clause versions of BSD).

Hen

On Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 4:45 AM, Fabio Utzig <utzig@linux.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> To add support for the FAT filesystem to Apache Mynewt my PR introduced
> Elm-Chan's FatFs driver (http://elm-chan.org/fsw/ff/00index_e.html).
>
> There is no license file on the original package but source code files
> have the following header:
>
> /*----------------------------------------------------------
> ------------------/
> /  FatFs - Generic FAT file system module  R0.12b
>      /
> /-----------------------------------------------------------
> ------------------/
> /
> / Copyright (C) 2016, ChaN, all right reserved.
> /
> / FatFs module is an open source software. Redistribution and use of
> FatFs in
> / source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted
> provided
> / that the following condition is met:
>
> / 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
> notice,
> /    this condition and the following disclaimer.
> /
> / This software is provided by the copyright holder and contributors "AS
> IS"
> / and any warranties related to this software are DISCLAIMED.
> / The copyright owner or contributors be NOT LIABLE for any damages
> caused
> / by use of this software.
> /-----------------------------------------------------------
> -----------------*/
>
> Also some extra FAQ about it here:
> http://elm-chan.org/fsw/ff/en/appnote.html#license
>
> Looks good to me but I would like to know from experts if including it
> could taint an Apache project in any way.
>
> Best,
> Fabio Utzig
>
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