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From Henri Yandell <bay...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Including / forking Apache 2.0 licensed code into an ASF project
Date Tue, 03 Oct 2017 17:54:18 GMT
The MXNet thread would suggest you need an ICLA/SGA from every contributor
to that plugin, unless the project owners have the rights to speak on the
contributors behalf ;)

On Tue, Oct 3, 2017 at 10:44 AM, Emilian Bold <emilian.bold@gmail.com>
wrote:

> I'm talking about https://github.com/Blazemeter/jmeter-bzm-plugins/
> tree/master/http2 which is about 5000 lines of Java code.
>
> In the README https://github.com/Blazemeter/jmeter-bzm-plugins/
> blob/master/README.md they mention
>
> > The plugins are proudly contributed to community as Open Source, under
> Apache 2.0 License.
>
> So I believe they are aware what the Apache 2.0 license means.
>
> > I take it from you comments that you can't get permission from the
> authors of the plugin?
>
> Not sure what you mean from this. What kind of permission?
>
> It would be interesting to get the code donated to the ASF but we have yet
> reached out to the owners in this regard.
>
> Right now JMeter just needs this feature (HTTP2 support) and the existing
> plugin implements it under a good license so it seems like a good way
> forward for JMeter to just try and use that code instead of spending much
> more time re-implementing the same thing.
>
> In the end it might turn out that we have to reimplement it anyhow, but it
> seems good to know what our licensing options are.
>
>
>
> --emi
>
> On Tue, Oct 3, 2017 at 8:35 PM, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> Ideally we would compile it ourselves and might even have to tweak the
>>> plugin a bit. That means importing the sources (under Apache 2.0 license,
>>> but not owned by the ASF) into the repository and doing some changes (by
>>> JMeter contributors) on top of those sources.
>>
>>
>> I take it from you comments that you can't get permission from the
>> authors of the plugin?
>>
>> Getting some indication from the authors that the understand what putting
>> the Apache license on their code actually means would be a very good
>> practice.
>>
>> How large is the plugin?
>>
>>
>>>
>

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