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From Brian Fox <bri...@infinity.nu>
Subject Re: [RESULT] [IP CLEARANCE] Maven Wrapper
Date Mon, 03 Feb 2020 22:20:08 GMT
I do not have answers to those questions, which seems like good ones.
I just wanted to break the loop, which I think I might have ;-)

On Mon, Feb 3, 2020 at 5:13 PM David Nalley <david@gnsa.us> wrote:
>
> My sense from reading this thread is that it was a 'work-for-hire' and
> that the contributors are not owners. Otherwise, why have they been
> bothering to talk to Walmart Labs? Why is a company  (as opposed to
> project or indivudal(s)) listed as the copyright holder in source
> code?
>
> The copyright headers identify Takari Inc as the copyright
> holder/owner, which from this thread seems to have been acquired by
> Walmart Labs?
>
> --David
>
> On Mon, Feb 3, 2020 at 11:01 PM Brian Fox <brianf@infinity.nu> wrote:
> >
> > I think what Robert is highlighting was that collectively, the
> > contributors are still owners and have granted permission to use
> > another license.
> >
> > On Mon, Feb 3, 2020 at 4:59 PM David Nalley <david@gnsa.us> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Mon, Feb 3, 2020 at 9:27 PM Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com>
wrote:
> > > >
> > > > HI,
> > > >
> > > > I agree with what John wrote, part of the code is EPL which is not compatible
with the ALv2, you need the owner permission to change the license on that..
> > > >
> > > > My understanding of "Let me try to get in contact with Walmart Labs to
get an SGA for the Takari Maven Wrapper.” was that the next step would be an SGA.
> > > >
> > >
> > > I agree with Justin.
> > >
> > > The lack of an SGA makes this ineligible for the normal lazy consensus route.
> > > The fact that 1 of the chunks of code you're looking at is licensed
> > > under the EPL is a further blocker. You can't relicense it without
> > > explicit permission from the owner, preferably memorialized as a SGA.
> > >
> > > While I don't think that the IP Clearance process is perfectly rigid,
> > > it is a process and this one is missing some significant parts of that
> > > process.
> > >
> > > --David
> > >
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