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From Julian Hyde <jul...@hydromatic.net>
Subject Re: pentaho-aggdesigner vs GPL issues
Date Tue, 10 Mar 2015 19:14:31 GMT
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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