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From Brian Fox <bri...@infinity.nu>
Subject Re: [RESULT] [IP CLEARANCE] Maven Wrapper
Date Mon, 03 Feb 2020 22:01:26 GMT
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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