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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Non-DoD Source] Suggested license mod or FAQ
Date Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:36:59 GMT
I am sure that Booz Allen was involved on some level, but I am also sure
that significant fractions of the effort were done internally.



On Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 11:01 AM, Joe Witt <joe.witt@gmail.com> wrote:

> Cem,
>
> Please note that NiFi, similar to Accumulo was open sourced by the
> NSA.  The proposal for NiFi spells out what the lawyers/tech transfer
> office provided regarding this matter and I believe it is consistent
> with Accumulo as well.
>
> It reads
>
> "== Source and Intellectual Property Submission ==
> Previously referred to as Niagarafiles, the NiFi code and
> documentation materials will be submitted by the National Security
> Agency. NiFi has been developed by a mix of government employees and
> private companies under government contract. Material developed by the
> government employees is in the public domain and no U.S. copyright
> exists in works of the federal government. For the contractor
> developed material in the initial submission, the U.S. Government has
> sufficient authority to open source per DFARS 252.227-7014. NSA has
> submitted the Software Grant Agreement and Corporate Contributor
> License Agreement to the Apache Software Foundation."
>
> Thanks
> Joe
>
> On Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 1:55 PM, Karan, Cem F CIV USARMY RDECOM ARL
> (US) <cem.f.karan.civ@mail.mil> wrote:
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Ted Dunning [mailto:ted.dunning@gmail.com]
> >> Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 12:58 PM
> >> To: legal-discuss@apache.org
> >> Subject: Re: [Non-DoD Source] Suggested license mod or FAQ
> >>
> >> On Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 5:57 AM, Karan, Cem F CIV USARMY RDECOM ARL (US)
> >> <cem.f.karan.civ@mail.mil < Caution-
> >> mailto:cem.f.karan.civ@mail.mil > > wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>       Can you
> >>       please point out which agencies are doing this, and on which
> projects?
> >>
> >>
> >> Accumulo was developed in-house by the NSA.
> >
> > No contractor involvement at all?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Cem Karan
> >
>
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