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From Roman Shaposhnik <ro...@shaposhnik.org>
Subject Re: Is GitHub forking subject to clause 4b?
Date Thu, 29 Dec 2016 20:03:04 GMT
Btw, this is not a rethorical question. If the consensus on what I pointed
out is an overwhelming "yes -- it is a distribution" then we're in a real
trouble.

Thanks,
Roman.

On Wed, Dec 28, 2016 at 10:22 AM, Roman Shaposhnik <roman@shaposhnik.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 28, 2016 at 8:14 AM, Richard Fontana <rfontana@redhat.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 28, 2016 at 03:42:12AM +0000, Luis Villa wrote:
>>> The only "relevant" parties are, of course, the copyright holders. With
>>> that disclaimer, as a legal professional, I agree with Jim* that a public
>>> GitHub fork is almost certainly** a distribution by the forking party.***
>>>
>>> Luis****
>>>
>>> * Also a legal professional!
>>
>> Another legal professional here, agreeing with Luis & Jim.
>
> Ok, let me ask you this then: is this a distribution?
>      https://github.com/apache/geode/tree/748c451d555863f2de7e40ddcb7c541b79a62f28
>
> Thanks,
> Roman.

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