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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: pentaho-aggdesigner vs GPL issues
Date Tue, 10 Mar 2015 20:32:37 GMT
So the dependency should be on the as yet unreleased artifact?



On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 12:36 PM, Julian Hyde <julian@hydromatic.net> wrote:

> 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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