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From Julian Hyde <jul...@hydromatic.net>
Subject Re: pentaho-aggdesigner vs GPL issues
Date Tue, 10 Mar 2015 19:36:09 GMT
Not yet. But they have told me that they intend to. And I think committing that change to a
public repository is a clear indication that they intend to change the license.

As you can see from comments in https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CALCITE-605 we still
trying to clarify this.

Julian


> On Mar 10, 2015, at 12:22 PM, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Has that change been released?
> 
> 
> 
> On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 12:14 PM, Julian Hyde <julian@hydromatic.net> wrote:
> 
>> Pentaho changed the license from GPL to Apache. See
>> https://github.com/pentaho/pentaho-aggdesigner/commit/8009426, made by
>> Pentaho's Chief Architect, Will Gorman.
>> 
>> Julian
>> 
>> 
>>> On Mar 10, 2015, at 9:00 AM, Vladimir Sitnikov <
>> sitnikov.vladimir@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>> Calcite has a runtime dependency on
>>> org.pentaho:pentaho-aggdesigner-algorithm:5.1.5-jhyde
>>> 
>>> Juilan,
>>> Can you please clarify what is the source of that artifact?
>>> Is it actually safe under Apache 2 license?
>>> 
>>> pentaho-aggdesigner is clearly GPL-2 licensed:
>>> 
>> https://github.com/pentaho/pentaho-aggdesigner/blob/master/pentaho-aggdesigner-core/gpl-2.0.txt
>>> 
>>> I am not an expert in licensing issues, however I think it is not
>>> valid to change project license from GPL to whatever by merely
>>> performing a fork
>>> (
>> https://github.com/julianhyde/pentaho-aggdesigner/commit/c9dd9a057ec5a74eefeee63b3a519aa26c7733e2
>> ).
>>> 
>>> 
>>> It looks like we should either drop pentaho-aggdesigner dependency, or
>>> convince pentaho to enable Apache 2 compatible usage of the artifact
>>> in question.
>>> 
>>> --
>>> Regards,
>>> Vladimir Sitnikov
>> 
>> 


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