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From Luciano Resende <luckbr1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Toree's One Release Constraint
Date Fri, 20 May 2016 22:58:08 GMT
As we have to add a DISCLAIMER file with incubation details, I would add a
DISCLAIMER-LGPL to make it more visible then embedded in the middle of the
README.md.

On Fri, May 20, 2016 at 12:56 PM, Gino Bustelo <gino@bustelos.com> wrote:

> @shane
>
> As part of building, we put together a more comprehensive LICENSE and
> NOTICE file that includes the extra information under
>
> https://github.com/apache/incubator-toree/blob/master/etc/legal/LICENSE_extras
> .
> The installer of the pip package prints out the LGPL disclaimer during
> installation. We could certainly also place a more prominent statement in
> the README. The website is still under development and we can also provide
> a disclaimer there. I take any other recommendations.
>
>
>
> On Fri, May 20, 2016 at 2:37 PM, Shane Curcuru <asf@shanecurcuru.org>
> wrote:
>
> > Gino Bustelo wrote on 5/19/16 12:30 PM:
> > ...
> > > In Toree we have an LGPL dependency that is not a simple rip an
> replace.
> > > The library is JeroMQ and it is a JVM binding to 0MQ. This is THE
> > protocol
> > > layer used in Jupyter between clients and kernels (Toree serves as a
> > > Jupyter kernel). Over the past months, we've worked with the JeroMQ
> > > community to help move along a license change to MPL v2 (
> > > https://github.com/zeromq/jeromq/issues/327). The progress showed huge
> > > promised at the start and we are down to 3 committers out of 31 who
> have
> > > not responded. The JeroMQ community is moving towards code remediation.
> >
> > If LGPL code is included either in your source tree or in your existing
> > release(s), why isn't that reflected in a top-level LICENSE and NOTICE
> > file?
> >
> > From reading the homepage of the website and quickly browsing the source
> > tree, the only reference is in DISCLAIMER, which is awfully small.  It
> > wasn't obvious to me besides that tiny bit that you include some LGPL
> code.
> >
> > Or am I missing how this dependency works?
> >
> > Yes, I agree that incubation is a process, and there is great progress
> > both here and in the other project towards an Apache-license-harmonious
> > outcome.  But we need to be very careful that end-users have a
> > crystal-clear understanding that there is copyleft style licenses in
> > releases or dependencies of anything at Apache.
> >
> > - Shane
> >
> >
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>



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