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From Benson Margulies <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache cTAKES 3.0.0-incubating RC5 release
Date Fri, 25 Jan 2013 18:20:25 GMT
On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 11:36 AM, Alex Harui <> wrote:
> On 1/25/13 8:28 AM, "Chen, Pei" <> wrote:
>> I am actually glad that it is discussed here so that other podlings or future
>> podlings are aware of these fundamental items (since not everyone may
>> subscribe to legal-discuss).
>> Is this philosophy or policy also true for parts of a code base that are
>> intricate to the basic functionality of the software such as icons, gifs,
>> jpgs, and statistical models in this case (which were approved to be
>> distributed under the same ASL2.0 terms)?
> I'm pretty sure that icons, gifs, jpgs are ok in both source and binary
> dists.  My mental model for source dists is whether the file can do any harm
> and what the developer would do to verify its safety.  For icons, gifs,
> jpgs, I would load them in a display program, and if they contained a virus,
> they probably wouldn't load.

> I don't know what your statistical model is, but I would think of it the
> same way.

No way. A big model is a giant opportunity for trojan horses.

> The binary dist is just supposed to be a pre-compiled version of the source
> dist.
>> Can those be included in the source or binary dist or both?
> --
> Alex Harui
> Flex SDK Team
> Adobe Systems, Inc.
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